2007 Users Conference

Learn. Share. Empower.

In April, 2007, Questionmark Perception users gathered in New York City to learn the latest techniques, insights and best practices for developing and delivering surveys, quizzes, tests and exams.

Below you will find a sampling of some of the presentation materials from the conference. Conference attendees and Questionmark Communities members are invited to explore these session handouts!

Session slides and handouts are in PDF format.

Keynote Address

Session Title Presenters
Beyond Smile Sheets: Designing Assessments to Improve our Instruction.” Keynote Speaker Dr. Will Thalheimer
Work-Learning Research

Case Studies

Session Title Presenters
Implementing a Global Assessment Strategy and applying it to a Local Division Lori Prusso, Enterprise Learning Architect, 
Bristol Myers Squibb
Using Questionmark to Achieve ROI Success Kristine Lalonde, Evaluations Specialist, 
Scotiabank, Customer Contact Centre
Teach Them to Fish – A Distributed Authoring Model Bonnie Blum, Questionmark Product Administrator, 
Bank of America
Usage of Perception at Infosys for Competency Development Initiative

G. Srishail Chari, Associate Vice President, Education and Research, and 
Yogesh K. Bhatt,  Group Manager, Education and Research,  
Infosys Technologies Limited

Adaptation of tests, Guidelines and Workflow Stefanie Moerbeek, Coordinator Exam Development, and Andrea Lammers, International Coordinator, 
Examination Institute for Information Science (EXIN), 
The Netherlands
Growing Pains: Scheduling Tests for Many Students in Limited Lab Space David O’Brien, Computer Manager, 
Louisiana State University
Perception to the Rescue: Meeting the Online Challenge David Schwager, Assessment Technology Specialist, 
Emily Carone, Asst. Director Office of Learning Assessment, 
Gentry Sutton, Instructional Designer, 
Thomas Edison State College
Web-Based Survey Data Collection: Best Practices and Lessons Learned Sharonlyn Harrison, Ph.D., 
Public Research and Evaluation, Inc.

“Perceptionizing” Certifications at BMC Software – Leaving Paper Behind

Claire DuBos, Project Manager, 
Assessment and Certification Program, 
BMC Software, Inc.
Assessment Process for Compliance and Accelerating Time to Performance Janet Ladd, Training Development Manager, and 
David Kelly, Training Director, 
Pacific Pulmonary Services
Career and Technical Education Assessment: Using Perception for Large Scale End-of-Course Online Testing Karen Chisholm, Program Manager
Arkansas Department of Workforce Education, 
Office of Assessment and Curriculum
Use of Perception in Diagnostic and Progress Testing

David J A Lewis,

Blended Learning Coordinator,

University of Glamorgan


Training with the Techs

Session Title Presenters
Methods for Importing Content/Content Harvesting Rick Ault, Questionmark Trainer
Customizing Perception to Your Organization Adam Baggett, Questionmark Consulting Services 
Tom Gilkison, Questionmark Consulting Services
Using Perception for Evaluations and Other Types of Surveys Nina Murdock, Questionmark Trainer 
Howard Eisenberg, Training and Consultancy Manager, Questionmark
Methods for Integrating Perception with Other Systems Jon Miller, Questionmark Technical Services 
Tom Gilkison, Questionmark Consulting Services
Beyond the Basics: Exploring High-Stakes Assessment Techniques Rick Ault, Questionmark Trainer
Get the Most out of Perception’s Demographic Capabilities Rick Ault, Questionmark Trainer


Experts Online

Session Title Presenters
Providing our Learners with Feedback on Questions: What the Research Says

Dr. Will Thalheimer,

Work-Learning Research

Unlocking the Mysteries of Reliability and Validity Greg Pope, Analytics and Psychometrics Manager, Question mark
Printing and Scanning Assessments with Perception

Victor Berutti, Principia Products

Jeff Place, Question mark

Planning and Implementing Secure High-Stakes Testing Greg Pope, Analytics and Psychometrics Manager, Question mark
Creating Assessments that Get Results

Howard Eisenberg, Training and Consultancy Manager

Question mark

Rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training with Adobe Captivate 2 and Perception

Tom Person, eLearning Evangelist,

Adobe Systems