“At the advent of steam and electricity, the muse of history holds her nose and shuts her eyes.” –H.G. Wells 1918 At an individual level, humanity has progressed further and further into a more ecological mindset—giving rise to environmentalism. But businesses and industrial society have been slow to catch up with regard to how they … Read moreBusinesses Must Become Carbon Neutral
The digital revolution is transforming how we work, our organizations and nearly every aspect of our daily lives. This revolution has already taken over homes across both the developed and developing world and it is transforming the way children and young people access information, communicate, learn and even play. So far this revolution has not … Read moreThe 4th Industrial Revolution and its Impact on Education
“Plagiarism” is a loaded term. The careful and sensitive instructor knows the importance of contextualizing a student’s behavior and distinguishing between a lack of academic sophistication and an intent to deceive. Whether students are faced with the immense pressure to succeed, are overwhelmed by workload, or come from a culture which defines “appropriate citation” differently, … Read moreLearning Integrity: Plagiarism
Anyone who has worked to achieve something in their life knows that educating never stops. And from the time we enter preschool to when our careers are in full force, we are constantly being assessed. When the age of information laid its grip upon our educational institutions, online learning was born–and with it–advanced tools for … Read moreProctoring That Means Business
Imagine this: you are a student juggling two part-time jobs just to pay for your degree while also taking courses at your university, or that you are a single parent consistently struggling to make it to class and to testing centers to actually take your exams. Sounds tough, right? Online education has already managed to … Read moreCan Remote Proctoring Help Create Equal Opportunity in Education?
In light of the recent college admission cheating scandal, the web is abuzz with articles highlighting some of the deep-rooted biases and systematic failures of the educational system. These problems beg the question: How can we create an educational system where fairness in all levels of assessment is inherent? Where students are accepted to colleges … Read moreCollege Admissions Scandal: How to Create a System That’s Fair