Biometrics technology isn't just a more effective way of monitoring online exams, but a cost-saving solution for colleges and universities. Traditional passwords could become a thing of the past.
Authentication of web-based exams is a foundational piece of online education's legitimacy, as many in ed-tech would tell you, and passwords and personal identification numbers are falling short.
One in four online programs don't address plagiarism or cheating, amazingly, and many that do deploy traditional password-centric approaches that have proven to fall short in curbing various kinds of academic dishonesty.
Cheating in online college classes,...