Episode 28 – Assessment Luminary, Will Thalheimer, TiER1

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Will Thalheimer, Principal at TiER1. Will details his 30-year journey to becoming a learning expert, which started as an instructional designer, trainer, and simulation architect. He explains which key findings from learning science we should put into practice, the four pillars of learning effectiveness, and the best way to evaluate how effective learning is.


Episode 27 – Assessment Luminary, Siddhartha Gupta, Mercer | Mettl

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary Siddhartha Gupta, CEO of Mercer | Mettl. Over the course of his career, Sid held key leadership positions at some of the most prestigious global IT companies. It was during that time that he discovered the niche of assessments and eventually moved to Mercer | Mettl. Sid shares his opinion on technology and bias, assessment innovation, and Mercer | Mettl’s partnership with Questionmark for the upcoming Bring Your Own Proctor feature.


Episode 26 – Assessment Luminary, Suzanne Heiob, SAP

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary Suzanne Heiob, the Global Certification Product Owner of SAP, who began her journey with the company as a student. Among her responsibilities, she oversees the product roadmap and keeps an eye on market trends to ensure that they are adopted into the program. Suzanne shares her thoughts on the best practices and future of certification programs, along with discussing international challenges, the computer translation capability co-innovation with Questionmark, and the ITCC award it recently won.


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NEW: Listen Now to "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" Podcast

Posted by Kristin Bernor Welcome to Questionmark's new podcast series, "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments." This monthly series delves into creating, delivering and reporting on valid and reliable assessments. "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" will offer advice and thought leadership to those just starting out with assessments, those who have... Read More

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Podcast: Alignment, Impact and Measurement With the A-model

Posted by Julie Delazyn The growing emphasis on  performance improvement -- of which training is just a part -- calls for new strategies for assessment and evaluation. Bruce C. Aaron Measurement and evaluation specialist Dr. Bruce C. Aaron has devoted a lot of thought to this. His white paper, Alignment, Impact and Measurement with the A-model,... Read More

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Podcast: John Kleeman on Questionmark’s expanding assessment cloud

Posted by Joan Phaup [caption id="attachment_11802" align="alignright" width="119"] John Kleeman[/caption] We recently celebrated a major expansion of our cloud-based Questionmark OnDemand service with the addition of Questionmark's European Data Centre to the service we have been providing for some time in the United States. Wanting to learn more about the reasons for adding the... Read More

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Podcast: Charles Jennings on measuring informal and workplace learning

Posted by Joan Phaup I'm eagerly looking forward to the keynote presentation Charles Jennings will deliver at the Questionmark 2013 Users Conference  on The Challenge of Measuring Informal and Workplace Learning. [caption id="attachment_11368" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Charles Jennings"][/caption] Charles is one of the world's leading thinkers and practitioners in learning and development --... Read More

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Podcast: Jarrod Morgan of ProctorU explains live monitoring of online tests

Posted by Joan Phaup Andrew Jackson University, a distance education school based in Birmingham, Alabama, faced a big question several years ago: How could students take tests the same way they pursued their studies -- off campus, via the internet -- with the same level of security they would encounter in a... Read More

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Conference close-up: Assessment as an integral part of instructional design

[caption id="attachment_9561" align="alignright" width="153" caption="Jane Bozarth"][/caption] Posted by Joan Phaup With the Questionmark Users Conference now less than a month away, it's a good time to check out the conference agenda and -- if you haven't already done so -- to sign up for three great days of learning and... Read More