Test proctoring is testing overseen by an authorized, neutral, proctor, who ensures the identity of the test taker and the integrity of the test taking environment. In short, a proctor is a proxy for the instructor, who oversees a test.
Artificial intelligence is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. Specific applications of AI include expert systems, natural language processing, speech recognition and machine vision.
“The cloud” refers to servers that are accessed over the Internet, and the software and databases that run on those servers. Cloud servers are located in data centers all over the world. By using cloud computing, users and companies do not have to manage physical servers themselves or run software applications on their own machines.
Educational platforms are online teaching tools used for blended learning. This is a combination of in-person and online learning. We find them frequently used in higher education because it’s a tool that allows learning to continue even after students have left the classroom.
A learning management system (LMS) is a software application or web-based technology used to plan, implement and assess a specific learning process.
The use and development of computer systems that are able to learn and adapt without following explicit instructions, by using algorithms and statistical models to analyze and draw inferences from patterns in data.
A “highly scalable” device or application implies that it can handle a large increase in users, workload or transactions without undue strain.
Secure browsing involves the use of special security architecture to allow for Web browsing that is more protected from various kinds of cyberattacks. Secure browsing is a phenomenon supported by different types of tools offered by the makers of Web browsers and other technology companies.