sábado, junio 23, 2007

Web cam observa a estudiantes mientras toman exámenes

En el blog Aftermath News: Independent Post-9/11 News se publica una nota de MSNBC que narra la nueva tecnología que se espera utilizar para garantizar que estudiantes que toman exámenes en cursos en línea se pueden autenticar y monitorear.
"The number of college students taking courses online is surging, creating a tough dilemma for educators who want to prevent cheating.

Do you trust students to take an exam on their own computer from home or work, even though it may be easy to sneak a peek at the textbook? Or do you force them to trek to a proctored test center, detracting from the convenience that drew them to online classes in the first place?

The dilemma is one reason many online programs do little testing at all. But some new technology that places a camera inside students’ homes may be the way of the future — as long as students don’t find it too creepy."
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