Questionmark Users to Explore Assessment Accessibility, Mobility and More at Conference

Participants will learn about the newest technologies for low, medium and high-stakes assessments

Joan Phaup

NORWALK, CT – February 23, 2010 – Accessibility, mobility and the easy delivery of a single assessment to multiple environments will be key themes of the Questionmark 2010 Users Conferencein Miami March 13 – 17.

Dr. David Metcalf, senior researcher at the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation and Training, will deliver a keynote address, Assessments on the Move: Mobility, Mashups and More. Dr. Metcalf, who is also an online faculty member at Walden University, explores leading edge innovations in learning and has authored several recent works including mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance.

The conference, to be held in the Hilton Miami Downtown, will bring users of the Questionmark™ Perception™ assessment management system together for three intensive days of learning centered on technical training, customer case studies, technology demonstrations and best practices for creating and deploying online surveys, quizzes, tests and exams. Participants will network with fellow testing and assessment professionals and meet with Questionmark product managers to influence future product developments. Complete information about the conference is available at

Customer presentations will cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Integrating Perception and SAP for Employment Testing
  • Strategies for High-Stakes Testing
  • Establishing a Broad National Accreditation Network Based on Questionmark
  • Distributing the Workload and Increasing Accessibility with Questionmark Live
  • Questionmark in Dental Education
  • Perfecting the Test through Question Analysis

The conference will focus on the here-and-now as well as the future. Best practice sessions will cover such topics as making assessments more accessible, conducting assessment validity studies, understanding item and test analysis analytics, and creating assessments that measure skill and ability as well as knowledge. Product training sessions will cover basic and advanced authoring techniques, analyzing assessment results, integrating Questionmark Perception with other systems, and other topics. ADL Technical Advisor Daniel R. Rehak, Ph.D., and Questionmark Integration Team Lead Steve Lay will lead a discussion soliciting participants’ views about the future of ADL SCORM.

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. Further information is available at

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 at The Questionmark blog at provides assessment-related news, interviews insights and best practices.

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