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Cirrus Assessment Partners with Keelson Marine to Elevate Maritime Safety and Training Standards

June 27th 2024

Cirrus Assessment, is excited to announce its new partnership with Keelson Marine Assurance, a renowned marine consultancy firm. With this partnership underway, Cirrus Assessment has become the new e-assessment provider for Keelson, representing an advancement in maritime safety and education. By leveraging Cirrus Assessment’s robust e-assessment platform, known for its security and reliability, Keelson Marine strives to resolve the unique challenge of improving knowledge for critical Dynamic Positioning (DP) personnel...

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Learnosity announces major AI investment and workforce expansion in Dublin

June 25th 2024

Dublin-based edtech leader Learnosity has today announced the launch of its new AI Labs initiative, aimed at driving world-leading innovation in the education technology space. This ambitious project will see Learnosity, who provide industry-leading assessment technology across a range of high-stakes industries, create over 20 new, high-value, R&D job roles for the next generation of data scientists, product managers, prompt engineers and full stack software engineers focused on operationalising the...

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Assessing Higher-Order Thinking Skills

June 18th 2024

Overview of the Impact of Technology Enhanced Items An article by Dr. Richard Jones, President, RMJ Assessment Large-scale assessments can be tedious and stressful for test takers, but test developers can change that by creating assessments that are engaging, effective and provide deeper insights into the higher-order thinking ability of students. In a previous article,[1] I outlined rationales for conducting large-scale student assessments and offered a high-level summary of the many...

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The Strength of the risr/ and TEAMCo Partnership

June 18th 2024

A blog by Joanne Herman, Marketing Manager, TEAMCo The strategic alliance between risr/ and TEAMCo leverages TEAMCo’s operational strengths and risr/’s advanced technology. Their combined efforts are dedicated to supporting the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators (CAPR) in providing outstanding assessment services, thereby enhancing exam quality and integrity on an international level. Operational Synergy: How It Works Under a newly established agreement, Risr/ and TEAMCo will collaboratively manage the written...

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Decoding the Future: A Guide to Choosing AI for Test Development

June 18th 2024

A blog by Steve Shapiro, Prometric’s Senior Vice President of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Assessments and CEO of Finetune Artificial Intelligence (AI) is among the latest topics in almost every industry today. Specifically in assessment and education, AI has revolutionized traditional methodologies enabling greater efficiency and accuracy. From automating item generation and grading processes to facilitating adaptive testing and personalized learning experiences, AI is reshaping how tests are developed, administered,...

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AI-Assisted Item Grouping and Test Blueprint Development

June 18th 2024

A blog by Vishwanath Subbanna, Principal Pre-sales Consultant, Excelsoft Technologies  Test blueprinting is a robust process in the assessment lifecycle that facilitates efficient item grouping and ensures the creation of high-quality, well-balanced tests. It enables you to systematically organize the items based on characteristics such as similarity, meta-data, domain parameters, factors derived from item analytics, and others. This streamlines selecting the appropriate questions and determining the optimal number of questions...

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