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Managing a complex testing environment with a QMWise-based dashboard

  Posted by Chloe Mendonca Earlier this week I spoke with Gerard Folkerts of Wageningen University who will be delivering a presentation at the upcoming Questionmark 2013 European Users Conference in Barcelona  November 10 – 12. In their case study presentation, Gerard and his co-presenter, Gerrit Heida, will share their experience using the... Read More

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Prevent Cheating with Randomised Assessments

Posted by Chloe Mendonca It’s always interesting to talk with customers and discover how they use assessments to meet their business needs. My recent conversation with Onno Tomson, – Senior Advisor at ECABO (soon to be known as eX:plain), gave me some background into the world of metadata and its... Read More

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The Portalization of eLearning and Assessment

Posted by Joan Phaup Social networking, wikis, blogs, portals and collaboration tools offer powerful ways to increase participation and sustain momentum in learning communities – but how can these tools be blended to create strong learning ecosystems?  Enterprise applications such as Microsoft SharePoint can play a powerful role here, through... Read More

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Writing high-complexity items for performance-based tests

Posted by Joan Phaup Performance-based tests require complex items that require participants to show that they know how to apply what they have learned. James Parry from the U.S. Coast Guard will lead a discussion about the challenges involved in writing these types of questions during the Questionmark 2013 Users... Read More

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Saving time and money with diagnostic assessments

Posted by Joan Phaup It’s always a pleasure to talk with customers about the ways in which they use assessment to meet their business needs. My recent conversation with Dr. Steve Torkel, Director of Evaluation and Assessment at PwC, was no exception. I asked Steve about the case study he and... Read More

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Five Steps to Better Test Design and Delivery

[caption id="attachment_11938" align="alignright" width="180" caption="Doug Peterson"][/caption] Posted by Joan Phaup I’ve been enjoying a series of posts in this blog my colleague Doug Peterson about Test Design and Delivery – so much so that I suggested he elaborate on this theme during a presentation at the Questionmark 2013 Users Conference... Read More

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New Online Training Opportunities for Questionmark Users

[caption id="attachment_11836" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Kate Sopper"][/caption] Posted by Chloe Mendonca For those who want to get started using Questionmark; we are pleased to have launched a new range of online training courses to get participants acquainted with our software. We have completed our first round of these courses and are pleased at... Read More

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Putting coaching reports front and center

Posted by Joan Phaup As we approach our first early-bird registration deadline for the Questionmark 2013 Users Conference, I’m checking in with people who will be presenting various sessions during our three days together in Baltimore March 3 – 6. [caption id="attachment_11735" align="alignright" width="229" caption="Abdulquader Kinariwala"][/caption] It was great to... Read More