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Podcast: Why She's Attended Every Questionmark Users Conference

  Posted by Joan Phaup [caption id="attachment_3455" align="alignright" width="185" caption="Lynn Cram"][/caption] We always look forward to seeing familiar faces at the Questionmark Users Conference, and it was good to realize recently that someone who will be attending this year's conference has been with us for every single one of them.... Read More

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Podcast: Using Questionmark Live for Item Writing Workshops

Posted by Joan Phaup The School of Justice at Miami Dade College in Florida plays an important role in helping people prepare for careers in public safety. Not only does the school offer degree programs, it is also home to the state's basic abilities testing program for prospective police, correctional and probation officers.... Read More

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Podcast: High-Stakes Assessments for Doctors in Rural Australia

Posted By Sarah Elkins I spoke recently with Lex Lucas, who is the online services manager at the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), a professional organisation for rural and remote medicine education and training. Rural doctors accredited with ACRRM usually live in very remote areas, and completing... Read More

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Peer Discussion – Hot Topics in Assessment

  Posted By Sarah Elkins During the recent Questionmark European Users Conference in Manchester, Stefanie Moerbeek, Senior Coordinator for Examination Development at EXIN, and Greg Pope, Questionmark's Analytics and Psychometrics Manager, facilitated a best practice session that gave delegates the opportunity to participate in a peer discussion on Hot Topics in... Read More

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Podcast: An Innovative Approach to Delivering Questionmark Assessments

  Posted By Sarah Elkins The University of Bradford has recently developed an innovative e-assessment facility, using cutting-edge thin client technology to provide a 100-seat room dedicated primarily to summative assessment. The room provides enhanced security features for online assessment and has been used for the first time in 2009... Read More

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Podcast: Managing Test Data Effectively

Posted by Joan Phaup End-of-course tests taken by more  than 100,000 students per year give the Arkansas Department of Career Education enormous amounts of data to process. Managing and reporting on that data effectively is essential not only for promoting classroom improvement and measuring student performance but also for reporting to government regulatory agencies and... Read More

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Podcast: Assessments for Learning, Compliance and More

Posted by Joan Phaup Online assessments  are used in many different way at Sanlam Personal Finance in South Africa. The company uses Questionmark Perception to test competencies and product knowledge. Assessments also play an important role in compliance. And in keeping with the company's goal of engendering a high-performance culture, they are used on an ongoing basis to... Read More

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Podcast: Encouraging Faculty to Use Online Assessments

Posted by Joan Phaup Fox Valley Technical College makes a special effort to help faculty -- including those with little or no technological expertise -- make the transition to online quizzes and tests. The college's training team provides classroom, online and blended learning options for faculty. In today's podcast, Fox Valley System Administrator Vicki Sahr gives practical... Read More