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ExamSoft Supports Intentional and Informed Decision-Making

The goal of any school or program is to prioritize student performance above all else. This is particularly true for programs in healthcare fields, which are tasked with preparing students to make important, sometimes...

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Benefits of Objectives-Centered Assessment for Growing Programs

There is perhaps no more harrowing task than building a whole new program from the ground up. There are a number of critical milestones — such as student retention, curriculum coverage, and, crucially for the survival...

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Infographic: Benchmarking Reports with ExamSoft and Clinical Judgment Exams

Take advantage of pre-written assessments that accurately gauge student learning and competency. Category-based reporting at the program level and student level will measure students’ true mastery of concepts against ...

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How a Mid-Semester Check-In Can Support Teachers and Learners

What is a Mid-Semester Check-In? Many instructors take the opportunity in the middle of the semester to evaluate their students’ understanding and needs. There are several approaches to a mid-semester check-in, includ...

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Skills Development for Nursing Students

When we think of a nurse going about their day at work, we usually think of the “hard skills” they’ve learned in nursing school: inserting an IV, checking blood pressure, and administering medication. But these scient...

Developing Power Skills in Higher Ed with EdTech
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What are Power Skills & How Can We Assess Them in Higher Education?

Modern workplace dynamics are shifting. Employee demands are changing as individuals are expected to collaborate effectively, even in remote situations, while demonstrating skills and values such as empathy, flexibili...

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Utilizing the Build-Your-Own Question Bank from Clinical Judgment Exams

Healthcare is more dynamic than ever, with nurses providing care in the face of unprecedented challenges and constantly developing tech solutions. To ensure public safety and successful careers in nursing, an increase...

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Promoting Equity with Outcomes-Based Assessment

When we talk about equity in assessment, it’s important to understand what the term equity means. Some educators use equity and equality interchangeably, but there are vast differences between the two terms. Equ...

How to Find the Best Assessment Platform for Your Needs
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3 Things You Need in Your Assessment Software

There are many assessment solutions out there, but before selecting one, it’s important to ask a few crucial questions: Does the solution offer the features and tools that you need, both at the course level and as an ...

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Limitations of Current Assessment Practices — and Their Solutions

As we continue to move through the Information Age, we are all required to learn new skills to keep up. At the most basic level, workers — and citizens in general — need to have a high level of digital literacy to do ...

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The Value of Flexibility in Assessment

As we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, flexibility is critical for organizations of all kinds. The flexibility that educational institutions demonstrated in the pandemic era, while remarkable under the circums...

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Why More People Are Getting Certifications and How Digital Assessment Can Help

During uncertain times, organizations must rethink how they reskill and upskill their workforces, and professionals must determine how to cost-effectively adapt to fast-changing business conditions. Both employers and...

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From Content Memorization to Critical Thinking with Digital Assessment

Critical thinking is a key skill that empowers learners in their academic and professional careers. For educators to teach critical thinking skills applicable to students’ goals, learners must first gain a strong comm...

Using Digital Assessment to Support Academic Research and Publishing
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Using Digital Assessment to Support Academic Research & Publishing

For faculty at many academic institutions, research and publication in peer-reviewed journals is a precursor to employment, a necessary step for promotion, and a requirement to secure and maintain tenure. But the impo...

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Infographic: Paving the Way to Efficiency

Four Real Examples of How Institutions Gained Efficiencies Through ExamSoft Paperless Assessments Pay Off One client administered 76,000 digital exams in a single semester, saving an estimated $800,000 in printing cos...

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Infographic: Psychometrics at a Glance

An Infographic that illustrates how primary psychometrics are used in exam assessment, their definitions, and how they can improve your exams. Using psychometrics and assessment data from ExamSoft, exam-creators can b...

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Is Your Exam a Good Candidate for Computer-Based Testing?

Digital transformation has long been on the horizon for testing providers and certification entities, but the global pandemic has hastened planning for the digital future. As evaluators navigate terra incognita in the...

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How Data Can Help Licensing and Certification Programs

Credentials like certifications and licenses not only give applicants a leg up when applying for a job, they are sometimes necessary to work in a particular field. There are hundreds of licenses and certifications, ma...