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Online Proctoring – An Invasion of Privacy?

Posted by Steve Lay Many organisations looking to expand their online offerings now use a new method to securely deliver high-stakes exams online: Online proctoring. A live proctor uses your computer’s webcam to observe you taking the test, to ensure its integrity. To make sure you work alone, the proctor asks... Read More

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Certification in the Cloud and the Move to Online Proctoring: An interview with SAP’s manager of global certification

Posted by John Kleeman I recently interviewed Ralf Kirchgaessner, SAP’s manager of global certification, about how the cloud is changing SAP certification. This is a shortened version of my conversation with Ralf. To read the full previously published post, check out this SAP blog. John: What are the key reasons... Read More

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SAP to present their global certification program at London briefing

Posted by Chloe Mendonca A key to SAP’s success is ensuring that the professional learning path of skilled SAP practitioners is continually supported – thereby making qualified experts on their cloud solutions readily available to customers, partners and consultants. In a world where current knowledge and skills are more important than... Read More

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Test Security: Not Necessarily a Question of Proctoring Mode

Posted by Austin Fossey I recently spent time looking for research studies that analyzed the security levels of online and in-person proctoring. Unfortunately, no one seems to have compared these two approaches with a well-designed study. (If someone has done a rigorous study contrasting these two modes of delivery, please let... Read More

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Online or test center proctoring: Which is more secure?

Posted by John Kleeman As explained in my previous post Online or test center proctoring: Which is best?, a new way of proctoring certification exams is rapidly gaining traction. With online proctoring, candidates takes exams at their office or home, with a proctor observing via video camera over the Internet.... Read More

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Online or test center proctoring: Which is best?

Posted by John Kleeman A new way of proctoring certification exams is rapidly gaining traction. This article compares and contrasts the old with the new. Many high-tech companies offer certification exams for consultants, users and implementers. Such exams often require candidates to travel to a bricks-and-mortar test center where proctors... Read More

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Does online learning and assessment help sustainability?

Posted by John Kleeman Encouraged by public interest and increasing statutory controls, most large organizations care about and report on environmental sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions. I’ve been wondering how much online assessments and the wider use of e-learning help sustainability. Does taking assessments and learning online contribute to the... Read More