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Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment – 2022 e-Assessment Awards Finalists’ Showcase Podcast

May 11th 2022

Welcome to the 2022 International e-Assessment Association Awards Finalist Showcase Sponsored by the British Council and Vretta Join Romana Moss, Anand Karat and Paul Muir as we discover more about the finalists in the Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment Award category of the 2022 International e-Assessment Association Conference & Awards. Register for the conference and awards here: https://e-assessment.com/conference/  Most Innovative Use of Technology in Assessment Award 2022 Finalists: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)...

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Pseudonymity: An Answer to Assessment Privacy Concerns?

May 3rd 2022

Privacy and protecting learner data are foundational to the success of assessments. Get it wrong and the road back is a long one. Pseudonymous data is a proven way to reduce the surface area to protect against threats. This paper is a primer explaining how pseudonymity reduces risk and works in practice, describing its use in Caveon and Learnosity. An essential read for anyone looking to up their privacy game....

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Certification supports digital transformation which drives industry growth

May 3rd 2022

Prior to the global pandemic, The Open Group had, through its partnership with Pearson VUE, the capability to deliver certification exams remotely, but this channel was not widely used. 2020 saw a faster adoption of technology by enterprises and consumers than ever before, with behaviours and processes shifting as the pandemic’s impact was felt across all types of industry. While many organisations were already prioritising digital transformation before COVID-19, others...

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Case Study: Expanding language assessment across 24 languages, with telc: Language Tests

May 3rd 2022

In this case study, discover how telc Language Tests have used functionality in Surpass to: • Expand their exam offering to reach more regions and candidates • Increase efficiency and reduce the logistical costs of delivering assessments • Standardise assessments across a large and varied geographical area. The organisation Organisation type Number of countries reached: Number of examinations: Language tester - remotely delivered and internet-based 20 15,000 telc Language Tests...

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Remote proctoring at Birmingham City University using Digiexam

May 3rd 2022

Introduction With over 26,900 students from around 100 countries, Birmingham City University is a large and diverse university set in the heart of Birmingham with a focus on practice-based learning. The university offers a hybrid model for their students, meaning students can take their exams from home or on campus. Together with the Digiexam team and their secure proctoring and online examination software, the university has been able to satisfy...

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