1 in 10 uni students submit assignments written by someone else — and most are getting away with it Shutterstock Guy Curtis, The University of Western Australia The worst kind of university cheating is also the hardest kind to catch, and more students do it than previously thought. Until recently, it was thought about 2-4% of …

Adoption of Invigilation in Australian universities…

Which Australian Universities or institutes use remote proctoring/invigilation services/software? Why did they choose to invigilate? Following the advent of COVID-19, Australian universities in the higher education sector found themselves unable (in most cases) to conduct face-to-face examinations in their traditional manner. Institutes needed to look for alternative methods and processes to enable critical online assessment. …

Remote proctoring – different types and benefits of each

With the eruption of COVID19, digital learning and teaching became a new norm. Choices are also going digital. The most important concern is to effectively streamline the selection process to match the quality of the offline exam. The big challenge is to ensure this choice by minimizing the fraud on the part of the examinees. …

Proctoring international students with internet restrictions

Issues with restricted internet Proctoring international students has recently become more difficult with increased governmental controls. A restricted internet infrastructure makes a lot of sense and allows for greater control by governments. However, this causes issues for foreign academic institutions who have students within these countries, specifically  around maintaining academic integrity. The argument is that …

Assignmenthelp4you

TEQSA action against Assignmenthelp4you TEQSA, the Australian Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency has just launched proceedings against a site called Assignmenthelp4you with the aim of restricting access for Australian students to this site. Media release transcript and link as follows… “TEQSA has commenced Federal Court proceedings to block access to the website Assignmenthelp4you.com by Australian …

New remote invigilation innovation to legitimize online education

Remote invigilation – otherwise known as online proctoring – might just be the critical factor when measuring the success of online education. Online education without digital supervision would naturally be a sticking point for education accreditation boards across the globe. It is not surprising, therefore, that online proctoring solutions are growing. Curtin University and the …

Lockdown and education excellence

Excellence in education is all about the teacher – never about the medium. Reflect on your own learning journey; do you have a teacher (lecturer, instructor or tutor) who stands out? Someone who empowered you and enabled you to learn; someone who made a particular subject seem irresistible or inspired you to embrace life-long learning? …

Next-generation exam invigilation

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many education institutions to take entire campuses online almost overnight. Despite a massive growth and adoption in online education technology in recent years, many institutions struggled to translate their on-campus delivery methodology to an online environment and, in particular, were unprepared in how to ensure academic integrity online. This has resulted …

How remote invigilation ensures exam authenticity

Online Education Challenges In comparison with students’ examinations a generation ago, today, there are a lot of advanced ways for educators to assess a student’s academic honesty while taking exams at home. That’s why learning institutions are looking for robust solutions to ensure the high level of remote invigilation without undue hassle. Cheating is one of the …

How to mitigate invigilation anxiety

Why is online invigilation so important nowdays? How to mitigate invigilation anxiety. Online invigilation allows students to take exams remotely and through a secure platform or software to proctor the process. The current global situation amid COVID-19 has tremendously affected the way how companies and learning institutions provide their services to students. Therefore, e-learning and online …