How Automated Test Invigilating Software Discriminates Against Disabled Students by Lydia X. Z. Brown.
Virtual invigilating software algorithmically profiles students for suspicious behaviour, creating anxiety and fears about surveillance in the exam room. For disabled students, it can be much worse – as merely being disabled can affect movement, appearance, communication, and information processing, and coping with anxiety. Virtual invigilating or proctoring software means a higher risk for being flagged as suspicious – and for being outed as disabled.