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Thursday, April 28 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
How assessment design can eliminate the need for digital proctoring

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The shift to fully remote learning during the pandemic raised concerns over an assumed increase in cheating, leading many schools to use 3rd party digital proctoring services. Given the costs, and privacy and equity issues, we focused our efforts on prevention of dishonest behaviors instead of finding ways to catch them. We will present data-driven techniques for course design and assessment that balance maximizing the potential to learn and minimizing the temptation to cheat.

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Mary Ellen Wiltrout

Director of Online and Blended Learning Initiatives, Lectures in Digital Learning, Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mary Ellen has led the execution of the digital learning strategy for the Department of Biology at MIT for over eight years. As a Lecturer and Director of Online and Blended Learning Initiatives, she trains and mentors instructors, postdoctoral fellows, and students, manages the digital... Read More →

Thursday April 28, 2022 3:45pm - 4:30pm WEST
Room D-113 (Floor -1)