Dr. David Metcalf to Address Questionmark Users

Mobile learning expert to keynote Questionmark 2010 Users Conference

Joan Phaup

NORWALK, CT – October 1, 2009 – Mobile learning expert Dr. David Metcalf will deliver the keynote address at the Questionmark 2010 Users Conference to be held March 14 – 17, in Miami, Florida. This will be the eighth annual North American conference organized by Questionmark, a global provider of assessment technologies and solutions.

Metcalf will explore the effects of increased mobility and internet use on assessments and learning in his address, "Assessments on the Move: Mobility, Mashups and More.” His presentation will examine key trends, design techniques, and technologies that are emerging to meet the assessment challenges and changes of today and tomorrow. These include the use of “stealth” assessments that blend with learning content on mobile devices, Web sites, wikis, blogs or within of mashups.

Dr. Metcalf is a senior researcher at the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation and Training and an online faculty member at Walden University. He explores leading edge innovations in learning, specifically with regard to learning business strategy, performance measurement, operational excellence, outsourcing, blended learning, games/simulations and mobile learning. He is the author of several recent works including: Blended eLearning: Integrating Knowledge, Performance Support and Online Learning, “Operational Excellence” in Elliott Masie’s book, and mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance. The Questionmark 2010 Users Conference, to be held at the Hilton Miami Downtown, will bring Questionmark customers together for three intensive days of learning centered on technical training, customer case studies, technology demonstrations and discussions about best practices for creating and deploying online surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. Participants will network with fellow learning professionals and influence future Questionmark product developments. Information about the conference is available at http://www.questionmark.com/go/conference.

About Questionmark:Questionmark provides technologies and services that enable organizations to measure knowledge, skills and attitudes securely for certification, regulatory compliance and improved learning outcomes. Questionmark solutions enable reliable, valid and defensible assessments by empowering subject matter experts through collaborative authoring, accommodating participant needs with blended and multilingual delivery and informing stakeholders through timely reporting and meaningful analytics.

The Questionmark™ Perception™ assessment management system, available as a licensed, hosted or subscription-based solution, enables organizations to create, administer and report on surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. Complete details are available atwww.questionmark.com.

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