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EEC: Using ExamSoft Data to Evaluate Those Pesky “Select All That Apply” Questions

ExamSoft Education Connection Presentation: Using ExamSoft Data to Evaluate Those Pesky “Select All That Apply” Questions Dr. Cheryl Frutchey July 29, 2020 11 a.m. Literature supports the inclusion of multiple respons...

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5 Myths (and Real Benefits) of Remote Proctoring Technology

When COVID-19 first emerged, educational institutions all over the world made the rapid shift to remote learning. What educators could not have known then was how this shift would define the future of teaching and lea...

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Flexibility in Assessment

Right now, flexibility is everything. Being flexible and having the ability to adjust and pivot is what’s keeping many institutions successful during challenging times. ExamSoft gives schools, universities, businesses...

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How to Write Great Exam Questions

Assessment is a crucial part of education, no matter the subject or level. We usually think of assessments only as tools to measure how much a student has learned, though with the right post-exam data, they can be so ...

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3 Alternative Assessment Types and How to Use Them

Various approaches to assessment have emerged as alternatives to traditional, multiple-choice testing. Most alternative assessment practices distinguish themselves from traditional methods by placing an emphasis on de...

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A Look at Backward Design and Assessment

The Glossary of Education Reform defines backward design as “a process that educators use to design learning experiences and instructional techniques to achieve specific learning goals.” Coined by Grant Wiggins and Ja...

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ExamSoft Reports and Data

Exam day can be a stressful time, but it also presents an opportunity for both exam-takers and exam administrators to gain valuable insights. Assessments delivered through ExamSoft provide educators with actionable da...

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Exam Security

Actionable Student Assessment Data Starts with Exam Security Without safeguards against cheating and dishonesty, how can educators be confident that the data they’re collecting hasn’t been compromised? In the Ex...

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Why Locked Down Browsers Fail the Security Test

Securing your in-class and remote exams to minimize cheating is essential for collecting student assessment data that is reliable, accurate, and insightful.  Learn the loopholes of browser-based testing and various ta...

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6 Essentials of Assessment Data

Gain Deeper Insight into Student Learning Read the ExamSoft eBook, Six Essentials of Assessment Data, for insights into how student assessment and learning analytics can help educators and administrators enhance the e...

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Why You Should Use Categories for Curriculum Guidance

If you’re using ExamSoft, then you’re probably already using categories in your exam creation and grading to provide students with more informative feedback. Category tagging proves a powerful tool for directing your ...

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How Not to Use Assessments: Common Mishaps Implementing Formative Assessments and How to Correct Them

Instruct. Assess. Feedback. Repeat. This is the timeless methodology of formative assessment applied, in some way, in all levels of education. The application of this process is continuously subject to change based on...

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Bloom’s Taxonomy (Part 2): Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in Assessment

Now that we know what Bloom’s Taxonomy is, it’s time to discuss a few helpful tips for applying the philosophy to assessments as a means of gaining insight into learning comprehension. Tips for Applying Bloom’s Taxono...

How Not to Use Formative Assessments Webinar
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How Not to Use Formative Assessments

Here are some common examples of how not to use formative assessments and the simple corrections to get you back to being an assessment pro.

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Bloom’s Taxonomy (Part 1): Bloom’s Basics

Before a new semester begins, it’s important that educators reassess their curriculum. Have the learning objectives changed? How well do students retain the information and how do they demonstrate their knowledge? Is ...

Putting Data to Work Webinar
On-Demand Webinars

Putting Data to Work: Incorporating Technology into Curricular Review

Presented by Mr. Eric Ermie, Director of Client Solutions at ExamSoft This webinar demonstrates how ExamSoft can be leveraged to make new curriculum successful, as well as how to properly use assessment data to ensure...

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Data-Driven Educational Assessments Using Longitudinal Analysis

When it comes to data-driven educational assessments, one of the bigger challenges for educators is measuring how teaching methods and course design are quantitatively impacting student learning. ExamSoft’s computer-b...

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Testimonials: How Students Benefit from Using ExamSoft

ExamSoft’s education software provides unmatched support for faculty, staff, and administration with a comprehensive solution to manage and optimize student assessments. It’s an invaluable platform for students as wel...