During times of crisis or uncertainty, hybrid and blended learning models become necessary for educational institutions and course providers to maintain enrolment. That is when many testing organizations turned to online proctoring.
As we move away from in-person education in many parts of the globe, some are wondering whether the adoption of online learning in higher education and the business world will continue to persist post-pandemic and how such a shift would impact the way exams are conducted worldwide.
It can be interesting how creative students are when it gets to cheating an exam. From the old-school methods of writing small notes on paper, their palms or even their legs, to using various apps on their phones to collaborate with their peers, cheating behavior seems tempting in online exams too.
2020 was an unexpected change for all certification providers in the way assessments are conducted, giving rise to concerns. It is important to reassure test takers that this underlying shift is about to be a backbone of future education to the benefit of everyone involved.