Questionmark Announces Agenda for Fourth Annual Users Conference
Elliott Masie, Allison Rossett to Deliver Keynotes
NORWALK, CT – January 26, 2006 – Users of the Questionmark™ Perception™ assessment management system will gather in San Francisco March 12-15 for a comprehensive program of technical training, customer case studies, technology demonstrations and discussions about best practices for creating and deploying online surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. The three-day conference also gives Questionmark customers the opportunity to network with fellow learning professionals and influence future Questionmark product developments.
The complete conference agenda is available at http://www.questionmark.com/go/conference
Agenda highlights include keynote addresses by Masie Center President Elliott Masie and San Diego State University Professor of Educational Technology Dr. Allison Rossett. Breakout sessions presented by Questionmark technicians, learning industry experts and Perception users will cover a wide variety of subjects, including
- Mobile Assessments in Higher Education
- Item Analysis, Reliability and Validity
- Assessments for Regulatory Compliance, Competence and Competitiveness
- Integrating Questionmark Perception with Other Systems
- Level 3 and 4 Assessments
- High-Volume Testing in Multiple Environments
- Test Center Challenges and Solutions
- High-Stakes Testing for Certifications
Questionmark has been producing testing and assessment software since 1988. The Questionmark 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 Questionmark software. Questionmark 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. Questionmark offers training courses and extensive learning materials designed to improve assessment authoring and management.
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