Software Secure Hosts Free Webinar on Integrity in Distance Learning and Accreditation

Speakers From University of West Alabama, University of South Alabama and Software Secure Gather to Discuss Preparation for Accreditation and Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act
June 20, 2012 - PRLog -- Software Secure, Inc., a pioneer in secure, computer-based testing solutions today announced that the company is co-sponsoring  with Campus Technology, a free one-hour webinar  titled,
"Distance Learning and Accreditation: Myths & Mandates—What You Need to Know". The event takes places on Thursday, June 21st at 11:00 am PDT / 2:00 pm EDT. Guest speakers from University of West Alabama, University of South Alabama and Software Secure will discuss the challenges facing institutions with distance education programs as they prepare for reaffirmation of accreditation and for what lies ahead with the imminent reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.

The webinar will delve into the academic integrity challenges that higher education is contending with as online test integrity and student authentication issues can slow the expansion of an institution’s online program and potentially threaten its reputation and accreditation status. Guest speakers will discuss through roundtable format the issues related to maintaining and growing their distance education programs, the proactive measures educators can take to ensure successful reaffirmation of accreditation and explore the additional security measures to preemptively address the future revisions to HEA policies.

“The online learning marketplace is becoming increasing competitive, the ability to demonstrate a gold standard of integrity lends credibility and adds a competitive edge to an institution’s online learning program,” said Douglas Winneg, CEO and Founder at Software Secure and upcoming webinar participant. “I am excited to share this opportunity to have our customers engage in this important conversation.”

To register for the webinar, click here

About Software Secure: Software Secure is a leading provider of secure and cost-effective computer-based testing solutions for traditional and distance learning environments in higher education and certification programs. With a suite of products that provide robust authentication and tiered-levels of security, institutions can now achieve secure, convenient and scalable exam integrity wherever or whenever exams are administered. A 2011 CODiE Award winner in the Best Mobile Education category for its Remote Proctor Pro Solution, academic institutions trust Software Secure for solutions that help them achieve regional and national accreditation standards including those found in the HEA 2008. To learn more about our perspective, please visit Software Secure:
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