Questionmark and ProctorU Partner to Provide Convenient, Secure Testing
Live, online exam monitoring provides convenience for exam takers while addressing the security needs for higher stakes exams
NORWALK, CT – June 7, 2012 -- Assessment technology and services provider Questionmark and ProctorU are joining forces to bring added security for higher-stakes exams taken outside a testing center.
The comprehensive authoring, delivery and reporting capabilities of Questionmark’s assessment management system combine with ProctorU’s live monitoring service to provide both unprecedented convenience and proven security. Exam takers can complete assessments using almost any webcam and computer, anywhere in the world while still ensuring the integrity of the exam.
Using webcams, screen-sharing technology and proven authentication techniques, live monitors oversee participants taking their examinations from home, work, or anywhere. The monitor can see and hear the examinee and provide pre-exam assistance, technical support and maintains the integrity of the testing process.
”The integration of technology and services provides a seamless experience and brings the test center to the candidate”, said Don Kassner, President of ProctorU. “This combination creates real time monitoring and enhanced security to assure that the test attempt is fair.”
“Online monitoring of exams is coming of age as higher internet speeds enable this technology”, said Eric Shepherd, CEO of Questionmark. “This additional feature complements our blended delivery strategy and aligns well with our goal of delighting assessment participants wherever they might be.”
Institutions using the combined technologies of Questionmark and ProctorU can provide positive experiences for candidates by allowing them to take tests wherever it is most convenient, while giving institutions reliable, secure monitoring services. Tests taken in this way provide a cost-effective, time-saving alternative to administering exams in test centers, while producing well-documented results.
ProctorU is an online proctoring service that allows examinees to test anywhere while still ensuring exam security for the testing organization. Using webcams, screen-sharing technology, and proven authentication techniques, the staff at ProctorU’s three dedicated centers provides live monitoring of test-takers taking their examinations from home, work, or anywhere. Examinees connect to their monitor via a one-on-one video sessions and the monitor provide pre-exam assistance and technical support at no additional charge. The monitor maintains security during the session by monitoring audio, video and the candidate’s screen throughout the entire examination
Questionmark technologies and services enable organizations to measure knowledge, skills and attitudes for certification, regulatory compliance, successful learning outcomes, performance improvement and talent management. Questionmark’s assessment management system, available OnDemand or for on-premise deployment, enables collaborative, multilingual authoring; multiple delivery options including mobile devices; trustable results and comprehensive analytics that give stakeholders valuable, actionable data.