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Mathieu Plourde

Study: High-Stakes Tests Disadvantage Women - 0 views

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    "The study looked at performance in an introductory biology course and found that women performed worse on average than did men in tests in the course. But the study also found that the women outperformed men in laboratory work and written assignments, suggesting that the tests may not be capturing the knowledge of women as well as other forms of assessment."
Mathieu Plourde

We Should Give Students More Tests. Seriously. - 0 views

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    "But what if, instead of giving students a handful of big exams-instead of struggling to shoehorn in a term's worth of material and asking students to pull all-nighters to cram-you give them frequent, low-stakes tests throughout the semester? "
Mathieu Plourde

BIOMIDS - 0 views

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    " SOLUTIONS FOR EDUCATION AND LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (LMS) The Biomids Biometric solutions address needs in online education and other forms of corporate training and professional development, often facilitated through Learning Management Systems (LMS). They confirm the identity of participants (Authentication) and deter and detect cheating on remotely administered tests and assessments (Proctoring) through the use of advanced biometric technologies. The Biomids Authenticator and Proctor - Is a fully automated Authentication and Proctoring system, available in both web-based and download versions, that provides highly effective, convenient and cost-effective means of ensuring testing validity. Authenticates participants at the beginning and throughout the test/assessment (Persistent Authentication). Validates test results confirming that the participant has completed the assessment without unauthorized assistance through the use of video capture and website monitoring (Proctoring). Try a free 30-day trial download demo: The following video explains how the Biomids Authenticator and Proctor works in the case of test proctoring in online education. The Biomids Authenticator and Proctor is one of the most effective, convenient and economical proctoring systems available in the market today: * Low fixed cost - Allows frequent use for both Authentication and Proctoring. * Assured authentication - Utilizes powerful advanced facial recognition technology. * High integrity - Persistent Authentication throughout the test/assessment period. * Convenience - No need to schedule a human proctor - test taking anytime, anywhere. * Dashboard - Concise results uploaded to instructor or designated staff."
Mathieu Plourde

Verificient Technologies, Inc. - 0 views

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    Proctortrack is completely automated. Using facial recognition, we can continuously verify the identity of any test taker throughout the full length of an exam.
Mathieu Plourde

The Trusted Seal - 1 views

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    "Software Secure, Inc. and the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) have partnered to offer the Trusted Seal Program™, a set of standardized criteria with which the integrity practices of online courses can be evaluated. An industry first, the program is endorsed by leaders in online academic integrity solutions and best practices."
Mathieu Plourde

Site-based testing deals strengthen case for granting credit to MOOC students - 0 views

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    The massive open online course (MOOC) provider edX took a step toward boosting the credibility of its "graduates" on Thursday, announcing a partnership with Pearson's testing centers that would allow students in edX's free, online courses to take proctored exams.
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