Proctoring & Readiness Tools to Add to Your Academic Plan

Episode 18

Guest Speaker

  • Julie Myers, Chief Sales Officer, SmarterServices
  • Carol Moody, Senior Solutions Consultant, SmarterServices

Everything Changed [8:00]

After the stages of shock and moving to get to work, many challenges have been uncovered by current events.

  • Digital divide
  • Outdated devices or none at all
  • Lack of centralized communication
  • Unreliable internet connection
  • Conflicting standards or requirements
  • Lack of knowledge navigating the LMS
  • Unbudgeted expenses
  • Untrained/low readiness to teach online

Plan for the Knowns [14:00]

  • Opening plans are fluid and change rapidly
  • Things won’t be like this forever. Not going back to “normal”.
  • Dramatic changes to higher education
  • Change in opinions about online teaching & learning
  • Implementing new technologies can be time consuming & intimidating
  • Schools need affordable options

SmarterMeasure [20:51]

  • Online learner readiness indicator
  • Proactively identify at-risk online students
  • Taken by 5.2 million students
  • Measures 8 different areas (include technical and soft skills)
  • How to use the assessment and scoring reports [24:00]

SmartProctoring [28:32]

  • Organizes, manages, and delivers all proctoring modalities
  • Can present all proctoring options to students from within the LMS
  • Options include live, online proctoring to instructor as a proctor
  • One point of truth for academic integrity. One stop shop. 
  • Schools turn on whatever modalities they want to offer the students.
  • National network of testing centers and proctors.
  • Automated advantages – on demand, quick and easy, convenient, affordable, secure.
  • Walk through of faculty settings [38:00]

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