Assessment & Accountability


Excelsior College Taps ProctorU for CourXam Exams

Students taking courses through Excelsior College's CourXam platform can now take exams from anywhere using a computer, webcam and internet connection, thanks to a partnership between the institution's Center for Educational Measurement and online proctoring company ProctorU.

Cengage Launches Assessment Platform for Math Placement

Cengage today introduced PlaceU, a new assessment platform designed to ensure correct placement in college-level math courses.

Leveraging Intensive Teamwork Far Beyond the LMS Migration

What can be gained from the immense effort put forth in an LMS migration? It can be far greater than a well-functioning LMS, explains University of Oregon Associate Dean of Libraries and Chief Academic Technology Officer Helen Chu.

ProctorU Intros AI-Based Online Proctoring

Online proctoring and identity management company ProctorU today launched ProctorU Auto, an automated online proctoring solution that uses artificial intelligence to flag suspicious test-taking behavior in real time.

Augusta U Invests in Assessment and E-Portfolio Tool

Augusta University is rolling out learning assessment technology from Chalk & Wire to evaluate student achievement and meet accreditation requirements.

AI Chatbot Hubert Talks to Students to Collect Course Feedback

A new AI-driven chatbot is looking to give educators deeper insights from course feedback by starting conversations with students.

As Rural Participation in AP Courses Climbs, Average Passing Scores Hold Steady

A new assessment has found that students in rural areas are rapidly catching up on Advanced Placement (AP) testing compared to their urban and suburban peers.

U Minnesota Rochester Centralizes Assessment Data for Accreditation Reporting

The University of Minnesota Rochester is tapping into technology from Portfolium to revamp its accreditation management and reporting process.

Kent State U to Combat Cheating with Proctorio

Kent State University is teaming up with Proctorio to protect the academic integrity of online exams in its undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

Chalk & Wire Rebrand Seeks to Boost Experiential Learning

Chalk & Wire has rebranded its assessment platform. Now known as “CWPro,” the higher education platform supports experiential learning for college students, while offering increased scalability for administrators.

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