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Our blog delves into the integrity issues impacting online education today. At the same time – we also explore the role remote proctoring technology plays in not only improving the quality of distance education, but protecting its integrity. Take a look at the articles below to gain insight into our perspective as well as company updates.

  • July 10, 2013

MOOCs – A New Paradigm, or a Passing Phase?

Recently the education community has been all a twitter (pun intended) over the advent of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses). The discussion has run the gamut from fear that higher education would never be the same again to the equally extreme reaction that this was the fashion of the day and would be something whose time would come and go.

  • May 10, 2013

Boston You’re Our Home

Yesterday in Software Secure’s hometown of Boston, a senseless act took the lives of 3 people and injured over a hundred others during our city’s beloved event, the Boston Marathon.Software Secure has heard from concerned clients, former colleagues and friends inquiring about our employees in the wake of the Boston Marathon tragedy.

  • March 06, 2013

An Integrity Manifesto

In a recent online discussion on the International Center for Academic Integrity’s (ICAI) listerv, there were many suggestions offered by participants from various institutions regarding ways to deter academic dishonesty in their individual classrooms and institutions, and how to manage the impacts of reporting integrity violations.

  • September 06, 2012

Honor at Harvard

The Boston Globe reported on Thursday August 30, 2012, that Harvard University is investigating 125 students out of a class of 250, accused of cheating on a take-home final exam. The students are accused of collaborating and or copying classmates’ answers in violation of the exam rules printed on the exam itself.

  • April 24, 2012

Academic Integrity in the 21st century – Part II

In Part I, we took a look at the trends in online exam integrity that I predict will be important in the upcoming year and beyond. I’ve had some time to review recent data and reflect upon the feedback we got from our Edubrief Webinar to come up with pragmatic approach to ensuring online exam integrity.

  • January 27, 2012

Panel: Harnessing Technology to Protect Institutional Integrity

Doug Winneg, CEO and Founder of Software Secure (shown here far right) featured on panel at the USDLA Presidents’ Forum at the United States Chamber of Commerce today. Great discussion, and looking forward to providing our post-conference perspective. Watch video.