The Future of Secure and Automated Student Assessments
With the ongoing problem of cheating in exams, it's clear that traditional assessment methods need to evolve. As exams continue to move towards digital, bring your own device (BYOD) has become an increasingly popular option. However, BYOD also brings an added level of ability to cheat without being caught, which has become a major complication. On top of the BYOD, the Internet has lately added a significant powerfull cheat agents with AI, ChatGPT which allow student to research and write high quality text make cheating easiser and faster as long as you can get there.
With governments starting to mandate the use of BYOD for exams, it's crucial to have a solution that addresses the security concerns. Increased use of security measures can make the process difficult to operate, but we have a solution that combines strong security measures like Secure Browser with deployed and controlled backend Virtual Desktops to make exams secure.
Our Exam Security Solutions platform uses Microsoft automation engine and a chat interface to make it easy for teachers to operate. Our team of experts is here to support you every step of the way, from onboarding and training to ongoing technical support. We're committed to providing the highest level of service and ensuring your success with Exam Security Solutions.
So why wait? Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you revolutionize your exam administration process and take your student assessments to the next level with Exam Security Solutions!
Cheating is not new!
Cheating is not new, first documented cases - tousand years ago. With additional technology, and the use of BYOD in school the problem became harder to manage.
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Balancing secure, cost and handling with BYOD exams
Getting the balance right between making an exam with Bring Your Own devices, cost effective yet ensure minimum options for cheating and still handable by teacher is not an easy task!
Balancing cost, ability to cheat, and operational simplicity can be a complex challenge when implementing a solution to reduce cheating during exams. There are several parameters that need to be considered, such as the level of ability to cheat, the cost to reduce the cheat risk, and the complexity to deploy and operate the solution.
School IT staff and teachers must have the necessary capabilities and skills to operate the system during exam periods while ensuring that it is easy for teachers to set up and manage the exam situation. Additionally, the system must be flexible to allow for adding or removing students from the system as needed.
The student experience is critical. The system must be easy for students to operate and understand, as this will help reduce stress and anxiety during the exam. Teachers must have a positive experience as well, as they will be the ones responsible for administering the exam and ensuring that the system is functioning correctly.
Balancing all these parameters can be a challenge, but a comprehensive solution that takes into account all these factors can be achieved. By using advanced security measures, automation, and a user-friendly interface, we can reduce the risk of cheating during exams while keeping the cost and complexity of implementation manageable. With our solutions, teachers and students can focus on the task at hand, knowing that the system is secure, flexible, and easy to use
Secure Browsers are key to BYOD exams
Secure browsers for BYOD exams: preventing cheating in a secure simple matter supporting most scenarios required.
Secure browsers are crucial for maintaining the integrity of BYOD exams. They prevent cheating, enhance exam security, and provide a consistent user experience for all students. Institutions can ensure that exams are fair and accurately reflect student knowledge and skills by using secure browsers. Here are the top reasons why secure browsers are important for BYOD exams.
- Prevents access to unauthorized resources: A secure browser can be configured to block access to unauthorized websites and resources during the exam. This helps to prevent students from using the internet to cheat or access information that is not allowed during the exam.
- Blocks the use of other applications: A secure browser can be designed to prevent students from accessing other applications or resources on their device during the exam. This ensures that the student is focused only on the exam and cannot use other tools or resources to cheat.
- Provides a consistent user experience: A secure browser can help to provide a consistent user experience for all students, regardless of the device or operating system they are using. This ensures that the exam is accessible to all students and helps to prevent technical issues or discrepancies that could impact the fairness of the exam
In summary, secure browsers are an important tool for maintaining the integrity of BYOD exams by preventing cheating, monitoring student activity, enhancing exam security, and providing a consistent user experience for all students. By using a secure browser, institutions can ensure that the exam is fair, secure, and accurately reflects the knowledge and skills of the students.