3 eAssessment Communities for Sharing Resources & Best Practices

The new technologies emerging in today’s education landscape undoubtedly offer immense learning benefits and opportunities for advancing global education. However, as these solutions are introduced, it’s inevitable that questions arise. As the assessment industry in particular continues to undergo a rapid digitization, leaders from educational institutions and bodies across the world are connecting with their […]

Tips for Building Assessment Items Using Student Engagement Concepts

Research has shown that student engagement is directly related to performance in the classroom, both in terms of a student’s overall learning as well as in the level of accomplishment on assessment tasks. But how exactly can a learning environment be structured to promote engagement? Many learning environments are designed to incorporate online assessment, including […]

How Digital Assessment Standards Give You Control Over Testing Data

As educators look to turn the chaos of 2020 into a sustainable strategy, it’s clear instructors and learners alike will continue to rely on digital tools. A robust, virtual toolkit emerged in the pandemic; despite classroom upheaval, many instructors found value in learning technologies and want to continue implementing them in remote or hybrid learning […]

Using Portable Custom Interactions to Measure 21st Century Skills

Teaching mathematics and science requires much more than simply imparting core knowledge and ideas. Students must immerse themselves in practices that allow them to develop cross-curricular skills such as calculating, modeling, problem-solving, and reasoning if they are to succeed in a world that increasingly utilizes science and technology. In the past, it’s been difficult to […]

4 Ways to Ensure Academic Freedom in Remote Learning

The term “academic freedom” has been around for over a century. It refers to teachers’ and students’ freedom to teach, study, and pursue knowledge and research without unreasonable interference or restriction from law, institutional regulations, or public pressure. Educators, faculty, and institutional leaders have historically worked to maintain academic freedom, but recent spikes in online […]

How to Eliminate Bias in Online Assessment

In traditional learning environments, instructors may exhibit unconscious biases that, while entirely unintentional, negatively affect learning outcomes for certain groups of students. Instructors may demonstrate bias toward students based on gender, race, socioeconomic status, ability, and various other identifying characteristics. As remote learning grows in popularity, it’s tempting to assume that a lack of face-to-face […]

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