University of Maryland’s Terp Startup Accelerator
“The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce that it has accepted 12 University of Maryland student teams into its 2023 Terp Startup Accelerator summer program. This is now the program’s ninth consecutive year and the second year that the program will be held in The Loft at The Edward St. John Learning and…
Journaling Exercise (complete one for weekly emails)
To facilitate continuous testing and the introduction of new features we’ve been posting weekly journaling exercises with quick prompts for participants. In a student setting, these low risk, low effort tasks help to get students writing similar to impromptus or other open ended prompts. I’ve had a fun time reflecting on how I might spend…
The Cheat Sheet assists with our Focus Group recruitment
Bar none the best academic integrity blog on the planet. Through the CS we were able to recruit over a dozen participatns from colleges in the US, Australia and Canada. Subscribe here: https://thecheatsheet.substack.com/
Featured in the “Pitch” by Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
We’re excited to have gotten a little shout out in the weekly newsletter from the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at UMD. They’ve been great supporters of Cursive as we get rolling: providing advising, free legal advice, and letting us practice our pitch.
Cursive selected to Compete in the 2023 Heartland Challenge Startup Competition
As students (UMD MBA ‘23, UMD CS ‘26, & Berkeley MBA ‘24), we’re eligible for a couple of great competitions in the US, and we are super excited that we’ve been selected to participate in the 2023 Heartland Challenge Startup Competition to pitch, demo, and compete for funding (there are $100k in prizes). Our small team will…
Come find the Cursive team for a demo. We’ll be onboarding “students” into our 5th class right on the floor, all in 10 minutes or less. Link 1 – Verified Session Link 2 – Session Verification We’re glad you stopped by.
“The Invigilator” was only to get your attention.
Kidding aside, we’ve been working on a new Academic Integrity tool that uses stylometrics and event data captured during the writing process to verify students authorship across sessions. After months of training data, tuning, and development we have an MVP (minimum viable product) which is essentially a digital blue book or digital examination booklet. With…
We want you! Join our focus group
Through interviews with faculty, nearly a decade of experience, and with help from our board of advisors and partners, Cursive has developed a new approach to prevent and detect contract cheating for written assignments. We have an initial product and technology but seek faculty, teachers, and/or administrators to join a focus group to provide feedback…
March update and getting started
Welcome, we’re glad you’re here! To give things a try, click at least Assignment 1 and one of the other options (you’ll need to click at least two links on this page for us to get a confidence score). Assignment 1 Assignment 2a (copy behavior) Assignment 2b (additional prompt) Assignment 2c (try to mess up…
“Indistinguishable from magic.”
We’ve been blown away by the results from our model based on the training data that you all have shared. THANK YOU. It gave us goose bumps to see it in action verifying us as an individuals again and again across sessions. We’re thrilled at the potentialities and ramifications that Cursive could bring to bear…