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Clinical Judgment Exams (CJE) with ExamSoft

For your nursing students, being prepared for the clinical setting and passing the NCLEX are two of the most important goals of their nursing education. And you can help them achieve both through Clinical Judgment Exa...

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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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Benefits of a Secure Remote Assessment Platform for International Law Schools

As we proceed with the new normal, many aspects of our lives have changed to a remote-first philosophy, including work, school, and even social gatherings. Law schools are no different. And even as things open up, ins...

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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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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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How Category Tagging Can Help You, Your Students, and Your Program

Category tagging — or connecting individual exam items to specific content areas such as accreditation standards, learning outcomes, and programmatic objectives — is not only beneficial to students, but to exam-makers...

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Northern Arizona University — Physician Assistant Program

A data-driven program with a rich culture of assessment, the Physician Assistant program at NAU implemented ExamSoft to gain performance insights for multiple learning outcomes and educational objectives. With the hel...

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Using ExamSoft to Realize the Benefits of Ipsative Assessments

Using normative or standardized graded assessments, instructors can evaluate individual student performance relative to current and past peers. As valuable as the traditional criterion-referenced and norm-referenced a...

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10 Ways to Cultivate Student Engagement in Higher Education

Engaged students are those who make a firm commitment to learning. They take pride in making the effort to understand course material and incorporate it into their lives. Educators observe their engagement levels as s...

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LMU Law School

Lincoln Memorial University’s law school opened its doors in 2009. As a new and growing program, in a region and at a school that attracts many first-generation college students, LMU wanted to put all the right tools ...

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Ferris State University College of Pharmacy Gains Insight to Improve Instruction

Ferris State University adopted ExamSoft to satisfy accreditation requirements. In addition to sailing through accreditation with robust data from ExamSoft, Ferris faculty gained invaluable insights to improve instruc...

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Exploring Assessment Technology’s Impact on Undergraduate Education

Over the previous 40 years, higher education has begun to adopt innovative technologies in an attempt to better educate students and holistically optimize the assessment process. However, many undergraduate programs h...

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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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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 ...

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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...