Sciolytix is excited to have so many trusting relationships with organizations that share our vision for online training. ProctorFree has quickly become one of those top partners, and we are excited to continue integrating our DigitalChalk platform with everything they have to offer as we move into 2022.
With that said, Sciolytix’s Chief Technology Officer Troy Tolle sat down during this year’s DigitalChalk User Conference to interview the CEO of ProctorFree, Mike Murphy, to discuss our LMS integration with ProctorFree.
First Things First. What Is ProctorFree?
ProctorFree is an on-demand, easy-to-use, and cost-effective online proctoring tool that allows higher education institutions and professional organizations to provide answers to important accreditation and compliance questions, all while protecting exam content and intellectual property. With our ProctorFree integration, you get:
- 24/7 access — No pre-scheduling or appointments required
- Simplicity — Easy set-up and customization to meet your unique needs
- Affordability — Prices that match your budget
- Remote learning — No more on-site testing or paying for a live proctor
- Integration — ProctorFree can be fully integrated with DigitalChalk
As Mike told us, “Simply put: we saw a need. Before this, I personally had to conduct a week-long training with a colleague that culminated in a proctored exam. It was pretty eye-opening because I was dealing with blue-collar professionals who were highly skilled and competent – but they weren’t tech-savvy. Some didn’t have computers or emails, and it was kind of heartbreaking to see someone struggle to pass an assessment when they had the knowledge.
He continued, “The barrier was proctoring. We were in the room, and we essentially became tech support agents. If it were easier to interact, it would have been easier for them to navigate.”
Integrating with DigitalChalk
ProctorFree has been flipping the script ever since, thanks in no small part to Mike and his team. The idea to integrate with DigitalChalk actually started with ProctorFree clients who recognized the opportunity. Once Mike and other members of the ProctorFree team saw that it worked seamlessly, the decision to partner up was a no-brainer.
The benefits of integrating DigitalChalk with ProctorFree include:
- Improved layout and user experience
- Thoughtful design
- A more seamless experience
- Fewer clicks
- Most element types can be proctored now
- An eye for continued improvement
- 100% accountability
ProctorFree allows more capabilities for users who worry about the viability of remote testing. We offer remote testing with verification features that include keyboard tracking, facial recognition, screen monitoring, and the ability to ensure the person being tested is the right person.
“In this day and age, think about all the professionals you interact with — dentists, pilots, accountants, etc. As a consumer, there are certain protections that you’re afforded because you’re interacting with them,” Mike said. “If you’re entrusting them, it’d be nice to know that they are keeping up with their CEs to get certified or re-certified.”
Every time we do something new, we will update that interface to be the latest and greatest version. It’s all about making things easier for our users and administrators.