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Continuing item banking activities remotely? Here’s our top tips from Surpass for getting the most from your Subject Matter Experts

June 9th 2021

Many organisations have had to transition traditionally in-person test development activities to virtual sessions over the last year, and feedback from the community tells us that going forward, we’re likely to see a hybrid approach combining in-person with virtual meetings. Remote working has many benefits, such as reduced costs and less need to travel, and fortunately, by leveraging technology, we can ensure that security and integrity of the test remains...

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Examity’s 5 Tips for Online Test-Taking Success

June 9th 2021

How can you deliver the best test-taking experience? By ensuring your test-takers are prepared for exam day. Take the stress out of exam day by sharing these tips with your test-takers... Check Exam Rules To limit possible confusion on exam day, test-takers should review exam rules prior to starting their exam. This way, they’ll be aware of what is permitted in their proctoring session. Some of the most frequent —...

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All About Examity’s Proctors

June 9th 2021

Live proctoring solutions are only as good as their most valuable resource: it’s proctors. Examity have built a team of best-in-class professionals to provide a superior testing experience. Examity have high standards for quality proctoring- here is a closer look at how they define it and the steps that they take to ensure it. Hiring Quality proctoring starts with hiring the right people. Examity’s proctors go through a rigorous selection...

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What’s On Your Mind? Industry Professionals Weigh in on Online Proctoring

May 17th 2021

Blog republished with kind permission from Examity. The original blog can be read here Recently, Examity created a survey* to learn more about the top questions, considerations, and prospective opportunities in the online proctoring sphere. We received a lot of responses, making it clear that this subject is definitely top-of-mind for both universities and professional testing organizations. Below are the four questions we asked and what we learned from individual...

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Referencing styles: an obstacle to clear referencing? By John Norris, Chartered Insurance Institute

May 4th 2021

The Chartered Insurance Institute is a qualification provider dedicated to building public trust in the insurance and financial planning profession. I work to prevent plagiarism by supporting our learners, and by checking that assignments do not contain content which is not their own original work. I recently hosted a webinar on how to avoid plagiarism (taking someone else's work and passing it off as your own) by using clear referencing...

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Examining the Experts: Predicting the post-pandemic assessment and e-assessment landscape and trends

April 29th 2021

Republished with permission from TestReach. The original article can be read here A range of assessment consultants have in the past contributed their expertise to our popular "Examining the Experts" blog series. So we returned to some of our experts, and asked them to look into their crystal ball and give us their thoughts on where things are headed for the future of assessment and e-assessment. We're sure you'll find...

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