ProctorU, Shmoop partnership to strengthen academic integrity

ProctorU, the world´s largest online proctoring and identity management solution, has announced a partnership with Shmoop, a digital publisher known for its award-winning test prep and certified online courses, the company said.

Shmoop will now feature ProctorU Live+, the industry´s most secure online proctoring solution, in their 57 college courses.

All of Shmoop´s ACE CREDIT® recommended courses now include online proctoring for their final exams. ACE recommendations are accepted as transfer credit by more than 2,000 colleges and universities across the United States. With more colleges requiring proctored exams, Shmoop is dedicated to delivering rigorous and engaging coursework with the extra dash of online security that students need.

ProctorU Live+ is the first live proctoring solution to combine human proctoring and machine learning in one solution resulting in the most secure online proctoring in the market. A live proctor authenticates student identity then launches and monitors the exam. Artificial intelligence supports the proctor by flagging any potential cheating behaviors. A highly trained intervention specialist can then intervene when suspicious behaviors occur.

ProctorU provides a full suite of online proctoring and identity management solutions for education, professional development, and certification organizations. With 24/7 on-demand live proctoring and an automated platform utilizing artificial intelligence, ProctorU is a convenient and cost-effective alternative to traditional test centers. ProctorU increases access to online learning while ensuring exam integrity and accountability for any test-taker with access to a computer, Internet and a webcam.

Shmoop offers hundreds of thousands of pages of original content. Their Online Courses, Test Prep, Teaching Guides, Learning Guides and interactive Study Tools are written by teachers and experts and balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous concepts. Shmoop sees 16 million unique visitors a month across desktop and mobile.