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5 Advantages Test Making Software Offers Over Manual Test Creation

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Feb 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

If you’re tired of formatting, organizing, and distributing tests manually, there’s an easy solution to ease your test-making woes. Test creation software allows you to easily streamline the process of creating exams, surveys, and assessments for your students or business. With no coding skills required, testing software comes with a range of detailed tutorials and excellent customer support so you will be well on your way to creating high-quality exams in no time.

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Topics: test generator, test creation software, create a test

When Is it Best to Use True or False Questions With Exam Generation Software?

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jan 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When designing an exam it’s important to consider the format and style of questions you would like to use. While some question types included in exam generation software are common like multiple choice, short answer, and true or false, they aren’t all appropriate for every type of testing. Knowing which type of question to choose depending on your needs is the key to generating a great test and achieving your ideal results.

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Topics: randomization, create a test, exam generator

5 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions With Test Generator

Posted by Jennie Aldridge May 5, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Multiple choice is one of the most widely used question formats in testing, and offers many advantages for administrators. Not only is it an intuitive and easy assessment method for test takers to understand, it’s also incredibly versatile, with organizations in many different sectors finding the format useful for measuring a variety of knowledge and skills.

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Topics: randomization, create a test, test exam software

How to Develop More Trustable Assessments

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Sep 24, 2015 1:00:00 PM

For your assessments to be valid and reliable, it is essential that trustworthiness is built into all aspects of the process. Test creators need results that they can trust and test takers need to trust the integrity and purpose of assessment. Trust is a key attribute of good leadership and organizational success. An online self assessment was developed by Charles M. Green in 2008 to measure an individual's "Trust Quotient." It quantified trust as being a combination of:

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Topics: secure testing, Test maker, create a test

A Quick Guide to Writing “Good” Test Items

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Sep 17, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Writing good test items is a precise science, requiring meticulous attention to detail in word choice and item construction to ensure that all test takers can clearly focus on the singular idea intended by the assessment creators. As someone once said, a test question is like a window that should be as clean as possible so as not to obscure the view of the test taker's true knowledge. Great care must therefore be taken to ensure validity and reliability throughout each assessment so the test is fair to both test taker and creator.

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Topics: Test maker, create a test, Test creator

Applications of Online Assessment in the Military

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Mar 5, 2015 12:00:00 PM

There are nearly 1.4 million U.S. citizens serving in the military currently, and thousands more are recruited every day. Given the large number of applicants, the U.S. military must have a way to streamline the recruiting process, and this is through e-assessment.

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Topics: create a test, Test generator program, Generate online tests

Avoiding Discrimination in Personality Testing

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Feb 26, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Personality tests give employers the opportunity to streamline the hiring process, which can be beneficial for larger companies with many positions to fill. Personality tests may also help determine whether the mood or personality of a potential employee would fit well with the job—a practice which has become mainstream in industries such as customer service. But what about people with mental disabilities who may fail aspects of a personality test due to their illness, yet still be competent for the job? Read on to find out how personality tests might discriminate, and what can be done to avoid discrimination.  

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Topics: test generator software, create a test, Make an exam

An Introduction to TOWES Assessments

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Feb 19, 2015 9:39:41 AM

TOWES (Test of Essential Workplace Skills) was developed by Bow Valley College in Calgary, Canada. Although the test itself is commonly called TOWES, the term more correctly refers to a crafted bank of test items which can be used for a variety of assessment applications. While not typically applied in the USA, standardized workplace skills tests similar to TOWES are utilized across the globe in many different forms. Administrators will create a test like TOWES to determine an employee’s knowledge of essential workplace skills. Read on to learn more about TOWES applications in the workforce.

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Topics: Exam creator software, test generator software, create a test

How Human Resources Utilizes Assessment

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Feb 12, 2015 11:46:58 AM

While it is common for larger companies (often with a human resources department) to apply pre-employment assessments, many smaller companies have yet to utilize this cost-efficient tool for hiring. What is great about assessments, especially when made with online exam software, is that they require little time or money for the immense benefit of a more adequate selection of employees. Read below to discover how human resources departments utilize pre-employment assessment to choose the best possible employees for a job.

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Topics: Online exam software, test generator software, create a test

Second Chances: Are Re-Takes Valuable in Corporate Testing?

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jan 29, 2015 12:40:01 PM

In the everyday world, there are dozens of examples where we are given second chances in a testing environment, such as SATs or driving tests. This is because the assumption is that the second time around, test takers will study the material better and therefore improve their performance on the test. What workplace or learning environment wouldn’t benefit from having test takers know the material better? It’s hard to think of an example, yet many institutions and even companies are still reluctant to give second chances, for fear that it will reduce the quality of the candidates they receive. We’ll explain how re-takes are indefinitely valuable to a company’s hiring and training process.

The Benefits of Re-Takes

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Topics: Online exam software, create a test, Exam generator software

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