4 Tips for Video Proctoring and Student Data Retention

Monitoring test takers remotely is critical to ensuring the integrity, security and fairness of your online assessments. In today’s world climate, many institutions have no choice but to move their tests online in order to continue to safely provide educational services to their learners. Now they are turning to solutions that include student facing security […]

3 Questions Administrators Are Asking About Remote Learning

As COVID-19 extends its reach into a new school year, administrators are once again faced with numerous challenges as to how best support students, teachers, and families with remote learning. While districts’ and universities responses to the pandemic were largely reactive at the end of the last school year, the start of 2020-2021 represents an […]

3 Remote Learning Strategies for Higher Ed

One thing about COVID-19 is clear: the pandemic has accelerated the movement toward key improvements in remote learning. As the needs and demographics of students change, higher education institutions are seeking solutions that offer additional flexibility, without sacrificing the quality of instruction, in the distance learning experience. However, not all remote learning technologies are made the same. Education leaders […]

A Crash Course in Interoperability for Distance Learning

With many school districts taking on remote or hybrid learning models in the fall, administrators, educators and parents continue to have questions: How can we effectively bring real-world skills to students online? Can distance education keep students engaged? What happens if eLearning becomes a national requirement? Luckily, there are many EdTech platforms and tools that […]

The Importance of Usability for Creating and Taking Tests

In digital assessment, usability describes how easily someone can learn and navigate a testing system or test. As a test creator, if you’re building any kind of assessment beyond simple quizzes, authoring and storage environments can quickly become complicated — or even unwieldy. It can be difficult to evaluate how “usable” an interface is. If […]

Access Beyond the Assessment: Accessibility for all Aspects of Digital Testing

It’s taken longer than many of us hoped, but online assessment platforms are finally taking accessibility seriously, and many platforms are openly boasting about their accessibility compliance and features. It’s tempting to celebrate and pat ourselves on the back. Admittedly, I have indulged in a bit of jubilation myself. However, assessment programs need to dig […]

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