Elliott Masie to Address 2006 Question mark Users Conference

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Joan Phaup
joan@questionmark.com
Tel: 800-642-3950

STAMFORD, CT – October 6, 2005 -- Internationally recognized futurist, analyst, researcher and humorist Elliott Masie will deliver the opening keynote at the Question mark 2006 Users Conference, to be held in San Francisco March 12-15, 2006. Masie’s topic will be “Beyond Testing: Extreme Assessments in Learning, Measurement and Organizational Development.” An interactive session will explore the latest trends in assessment and its strategic role as a means of dynamically collecting real-time information that can be used to improve performance throughout an organization. The Question mark Users Conference brings together users of the Question mark Perception assessment management system for three days of learning, sharing of best practices and networking. Attendees will hear case studies about the use of surveys, quizzes and tests in the learning process, share their ideas and experiences with Question mark product managers, and see demonstrations of new assessment technologies. The 2006 Conference will take place at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Details are available at http://www.questionmark.com/go/conference


About Question mark:
Question mark has been producing testing and assessment software since 1988. The Question mark Perception assessment management system allows people to create question files without programming experience or knowledge of HTML. Users can create multiple question banks from which to assemble tests and surveys, organizing questions into topics and sub-topics. They can shuffle questions and answers for each participant and preview sessions to see how they will appear post-deployment. They can present questions with videos, graphics and a wide variety of styles. Participants receive feedback as specified by the test author. Answers are saved to a file for scoring and analysis in a variety of report formats.

Businesses, governments, schools, colleges, and universities in more than 50 countries use Question mark software. Question mark has more than 2,200 customers using Perception and is a keen supporter of open standards. Typical applications include exams, quizzes, study aids, diagnostic tests, pre-course skills assessments, and course evaluations. Question mark offers training courses and extensive learning materials designed to improve assessment authoring and management.

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