The Remote Exams and Assessments site, at Rutgers, discusses some of the drawbacks of proctored exams in an online/remote teaching environment, and offers some suggestions of helpful alternatives, listed below. This presentation by Karen Harris of Rutgers’ Teaching and Learning With Technology, which outlines the options in more detail:
Here are some additional resources for alternative online assessments:
Some faculty worry about cheating when it comes to online quizzes: Students are completing the assessments at home surrounded by resources and the Internet. How can you feel good about a student completing the quiz on their own?
Here are some strategies to consider:
Here are some resources on designing better online quizzes and tests:
Consider alternatives to quizzes and exams in order to promote academic honesty and assess students authentically: