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On-Demand Webinars

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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Pedagogo S3E5: Exploring New Pathways for Student Success

In this episode, Dr. Bheda is joined by Dr. Amber Garrison Duncan of Lumina Foundation*, which seeks to expand the share of Americans who have a post-secondary education, training, and certification. They discuss the ...

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Rx Bricks Assessment Banks: A Better Way to Test

For medical school, physician assistant, and other health science education faculty, student assessment can be challenging simply due to curricular volume. ScholarRx, an innovative digital learning platform for medica...

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On-Demand Webinars

Agile Assessors: How We Took What We Had to Make an Effective Remote Proctoring Process (EAC 2021)

The Medical College of Wisconsin created an effective remote proctoring process in less than a month after the state shut down in March 2020. The School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy faculty and staff utilized ex...

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The Difference Between Subjective and Objective Assessments

To design effective exams, educators need a strong understanding of the difference between objective and subjective assessments. Each of these styles has specific attributes that make them better suited for certain su...

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How ExamSoft Can Help Improve Board and Licensure Pass Rates

For more than 20 years, ExamSoft has been harnessing the power of data to transform learning and assessments in a range of degree programs, helping graduates improve exam pass rates. The platform also provides faculty...

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Learning Analytics: What Is It and How Can It Improve Learning Outcomes?

Analytics, the science of gathering, organizing, and analyzing raw data in order to draw statistically valid conclusions and make reliable forecasts, has long been a driving force in business. Data analytics has a wid...

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How Scenario-Based Assessment Contributes to Improved Learning Environments

Many organizations believe they can gain immense value from effective, versatile assessments. Whether you’re an instructor trying to improve learning outcomes and prepare your students for a licensure exam or a corpor...

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Alfaisal University – College of Medicine

As a leading medical school entering a new phase of digital learning, the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University* required a holistic assessment platform to cater its needs towards an e-curriculum and bring-your-o...

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A Look at Digital Transformation in Higher Education

Digital transformation is everywhere, and this shift — both technological and cultural — has only accelerated since the COVID-19 pandemic made social distancing necessary. While digital transformation (DX) is taking h...

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Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences – College of Medicine

Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) was in search of a digital assessment software for its newly established College of Medicine — one that could provide a solid foundation for a vari...

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University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Medicine

After investing a lot of time and effort to build and maintain a proprietary testing and data administration system, it was time for a change. The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s College of Medicine adopted Ex...