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Improving Proctoring by Using Non-Verbal Cues During Remotely Administrated Exams

Abstract This study investigated the ability to relate a test taker’s non-verbal cues during online assessments to probable cheating incidents. Specifically, this study focused on the role of time delay, head pose and affective state for detection of cheating incidences in a lab-based online testing session. The analysis of a test taker’s non-verbal cues indicated that time delay, the variation of a student’s head pose relative to the computer screen and confusion had significantly statistical relation to cheating behaviors. Additionally, time delay, head pose relative to the computer screen, confusion, and the interaction term of confusion and time delay were predictors in a support vector machine of cheating prediction with an average accuracy of ... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Chuang, Chia-yuan (Author) / Femiani, John C. (Advisor) / Craig, Scotty D. (Advisor) / Bekki, Jennifer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Cognitive psychology / Cheating / Confusion / Head Pose / Online Education / Time Delay
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 87 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Computer Science 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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