As the pandemic drags on, colleges maintaining hybrid learning environments are still using virtual proctoring software. The AI-powered technology monitors students’ every move during tests to watch for signs of cheating. But how accurate is it, really? And what are its unintended effects?
After petitions against virtual proctoring launched across the U.S. and YR’s own coverage of this trend, we built a simulator to show how virtual proctoring can flag normal behavior as suspicious. This isn’t an exact replica of the software, but it’s real close. No worries, this interactive does NOT collect your data, or video; the experience runs solely on your browser.
You can read the full interactive piece here: https://interactive.yr.media/when-virtual-proctoring-goes-wrong/