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Topic: Retention & Remediation

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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...

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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Uprooting the STEM: How University of North Texas Professor Uses ExamSoft to Increase Student Retention Rates

Using SLO assessment to drastically decrease drop, fail, and withdraw (DFW) rates Background In 2006 at the University of North Texas (UNT), a group of scholars set out to transform the student learning experience on ...

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Reduce Costs and Improve Student Outcomes through ExamSoft Assessment

Throughout the years, educational institutions have struggled to improve with reduced budgets. Always asked to do more with less, it’s abundantly clear that programs and educators need help. Thankfully, there is a sol...

Feedback for Retention of Knowledge Webinar
On-Demand Webinars

Learning for the Long Term: Providing Students with the Appropriate Feedback for Retention of Knowledge

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Four Easy Ways to Improve Student Retention Rates

A primary goal of educators is to positively influence student learning and help ensure students go on to achieve successful careers. What’s more, improving student success also means improving student retention...

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How Mapping Assessment Items Can Make Your Life Easier

Implementing a new educational technology takes time and energy—two things in short supply for just about everyone these days. If you’re going to put the time in to learn how to do things a new way, there needs to be ...