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Sullivan University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences case study
Case Study

Sullivan University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

In 2014, the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences at Sullivan University decided to optimize testing in its PharmD program. After making the switch from paper-based exams to digital assessment with ExamSoft, the ...

From content memorization to critical thinking with digital assessment
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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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3 Pandemic-Related Challenges Facing Admissions Testing Around the World

The COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges in education and brought many others to light. One of the most notable challenges was the inability of students to take standardized admissions tests due to testing center...

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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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Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Success Through Understanding

In the last few years, more people have experienced psychological and physical trauma than ever before. According to the World Health Organization, “there has been a 13% rise in mental health conditions and substance ...

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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. Fill out the form below to watch now.

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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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Case Study

William Carey University — School of Pharmacy

When William Carey’s School of Pharmacy opened its doors in 2018, its faculty recognized the importance of data and reporting to programmatic success. The school adopted ExamSoft to deliver assessments for its acceler...

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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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Case Study

D’Youville College — School of Pharmacy

Since the D’Youville School of Pharmacy opened its doors in 2010, it has recognized the importance of assessment data for achieving programmatic excellence. As the school’s assessment process evolved, faculty in the D...

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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...