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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

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Conference Close-up: Alignment, Impact & Measurement with the A-model

Posted by Joan Phaup Key themes of the Questionmark Users Conference March 20 - 23 include the growing importance of informal and social learning -- as reflected by the 70+20+10 model -- and the role of assessment in performance improvement and talent management. It's clear that new strategies for assessment... Read More

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Podcast: Jane Bozarth on looking before you leap into learning measurement

Posted by Joan Phaup I had a great time the other day chatting with Dr. Jane Bozarth, our keynote speaker for the Questionmark 2012 Users Conference in New Orleans March 20 - 23. [caption id="attachment_8711" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Dr. Jane Bozarth"][/caption] Jane, whose degrees include a doctorate in Training and Development,... Read More

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Podcast: Demonstrating the business value of training initiatives

Posted by Joan Phaup How do learning organizations demonstrate the business value of their initiatives? I was delighted to speak recently with Art Dobrucki, director of learning strategy and performance at Farmers Insurance Group, about how he and his colleagues approach this question. [caption id="attachment_8075" align="alignright" width="120" caption="Art Dobrucki"][/caption] We talked about how important... Read More