The dark side of online exam proctoring

From Observatory of Educational Innovation: “Remote exams have proven to be an invaluable resource for maintaining educational institutions’ ability to conduct assessments in times of the pandemic. However, this new way of approaching school testing has not come about without questionable design and application issues. In prior articles, we have written about the ethical dilemma in relaxing students’ privacy standards to ensure the quality of exams and combat academic dishonesty, but this is not the only problem online testing confronts to offer a fair and equitable experience. There is also talk of racial, social, and gender biases toward students, including disadvantaged students.”
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