Now We Really Know Who You Are

Blackboard teamed up with Acxiom Identify-X to verify students in an online course:

Acxiom Identify-X
periodically and randomly presents challenge questions to students
before launching a course assessment. Questions are based only on
public information and institutions choose the courses and assessments
where identity verification is required. This fully hosted, Web-based
solution prompts a student to enter only their name and address.
Institutions set randomization and pass/fail thresholds, and
instructors receive notifications when student identity cannot be

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