The exam software company behind the online bar exam says it’s beefed up support staff and tech, but February test-takers are bracing themselves for glitches

The exam software company behind the online bar exam says it’s beefed up support staff and tech, but February test-takers are bracing themselves for glitches

February 23, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementNearly every state is holding their remote bar examinations on Tuesday and Wednesday, but many test-takers have concerns that tech glitches and other issues from the October bar exam are still lingering. ExamSoft, the remote test-taking and proctoring software that’s being used by many states, faced a flurry of criticism and outrage following…

Software that monitors students during tests perpetuates inequality and violates their privacy

Software that monitors students during tests perpetuates inequality and violates their privacy

September 4, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for the test proctoring industry. About half a dozen companies in the US claim their software can accurately detect and prevent cheating in online tests. Examity, HonorLock, Proctorio, ProctorU, Respondus and others have rapidly grown since colleges and universities switched to remote classes. While there’s no official tally,…

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Software that monitors students during tests perpetuates inequality and violates their privacy

August 10, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for the test proctoring industry. About half a dozen companies in the US claim their software can accurately detect and prevent cheating in online tests. Examity, HonorLock, Proctorio, ProctorU, Respondus and others have rapidly grown since colleges and universities switched to remote classes. While there’s no official tally,…