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How to Use Micro-Learning to Drive Student Engagement in Higher Education

Institutes of higher education have been experiencing a decline in student engagement and enrollment in recent years. While many attribute this to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic there may be deeper-rooted changes occurring as students begin to think about their future. Students today have many options and pathways into different careers and, for some […]

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What is Social Emotional Learning and how is it Assessed?

Social-emotional learning, or SEL, is one of the hottest topics or buzzwords in education today. SEL is all about focusing on more than just content or curriculum with students, it is about providing students with the tools that they need to interact in an ever-changing and complex world. Through targeted lessons and assessments, students can […]

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The Case for Formative Testing: 4 Reasons to Incorporate Technology

Assessments are an important part of the learning process. All assessments, including formative, interim, and summative assessments provide educators with data on what students know and where to go next. In recent years, schools have been shifting away from traditional summative assessments and moving towards formative assessments to guide teaching and learning. While summative assessments […]

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How Can AI Tools Improve Student Assessment Outcomes?

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is one of the latest trends in education and in how we design and implement assessments. In education, AI has the potential to change how we assess students and may be used to enhance or improve student assessment outcomes. When many educators think about AI in assessment they may think about […]

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Understanding Interim & Formative Assessment: Different Exam Formats Explained

Student assessment is a fundamental part of the teaching and learning process. Educators assess students in many ways including using summative, formative, and interim assessments to guide their teaching. Assessments may be utilized to show student growth and achievement, as well as to inform instruction. Increasingly, school districts are relying on interim and formative assessments […]

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5 Major Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing Assessment Tech

It’s clear that the integration of technology into assessment processes has become inevitable in today’s rapidly evolving education landscape. Educational institutions and organizations are increasingly adopting assessment technology to streamline evaluations, enhance learning outcomes, and gain insights into student performance. However, while the benefits are substantial, there are significant challenges to navigate when implementing assessment […]

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