To e-proctor or not to e-proctor: that is the question.

Topics: Webinar

 

Objectives: To offer participants a broad perspective on the use of e-proctoring software for test and exam administration in order to support a culture of academic integrity in educational institutions.

Questions:

  • What is e-proctoring software? 
  • Which are the most common functions of e-proctoring software?
  • How does e-proctoring software work?
  • What assumptions does e-proctoring software make?
  • What are the benefits of using e-proctoring software? 
  • How can we assess the e-proctoring software impact?
  • What are the costs and downsides of using e-proctoring software?
  • From the student perspective, How does it feel to be proctored?
  • What alternatives do we have to e-proctoring software to support academic integrity?

Moderator: Paul Sopcak (sopcakp@macewan.ca), MacEwan University, Canada

Panelists:

  • Sarah Elaine Eaton (seaton@ucalgary.ca), Associate Professor @ Werklund School of Education; Educational Leader in Residence; & Academic Integrity @ University of Calgary, Canada. Also Co-Editor-in-Chief of the “International Journal for Educational Integrity” & Co-Editor and Co-Founder of the “Canadian Perspectives on Academic Integrity”.
  • Tod Denham (Tdenham@tru.ca), Exams Department Supervisor @ Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning, Canada.
  • Jacob Binstein (jake@binstein.com), Jacob Binstein works as a software engineer in New Jersey, and at the end of December will be receiving his MBA from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, which he attended online. He wrote a popular article on trivially bypassing proctor software in 2015 and has continued to research the digital proctoring space since.
  • Alycia Stewart (savpacademic@macewan.ca), Vice President Academic, Students’ Association of MacEwan University (SAMU), Canada.
  • Jean Guerrero-Dib (jean.guerrero@udem.edu.mx), Director of the Center for Academic Integrity and Ethics @ Universidad de Monterrey, México.

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