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3 Ways TG Reports Can Improve Your Test Creation

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Nov 24, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Whether you administer the same test over a stretch of time or regularly create new exams, it's a good idea to make use of the reporting feature included in Test Generator. This can be used to see data about test takers and answer history, with data stretching back as far as you like in your history of using Test Generator.

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Topics: Test maker, Online exam software, Generate online tests, Test creator

The Importance of Online Testing for Energy Career Recruitment

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Sep 10, 2015 1:00:00 PM

It is generally taken for granted, but everyone relies on energy providers to power their lives. The energy industry is the third largest industry in the United States and one that must continuously evolve to meet growing consumer demand and emerging expectations for sustainability. Oil, natural gas, coal and nuclear power are the traditional sources but renewable energies such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower, biomass and biofuels are increasingly important for power generation.

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Topics: Online exam software, Test creator, creating an online test

The Importance of Customization for Effective Online Assessments

Posted by Jennie Aldridge May 28, 2015 1:00:00 PM

When purchasing test creation software, administrators want to be sure that the software can carry out all of their testing needs. Customizable features like multiplatform testing, timed tests, and extensive test reports are the kind of features that administrators look for in their ideal online assessment program.

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Topics: Online exam software, Test generator program, Test creator

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

How Assessment Influences Employee Motivation

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jan 8, 2015 11:55:00 AM

When they set out to create a test, corporate administrators are usually looking to assess the skill-set and knowledge level of potential or current employees.  Whether screening potential job candidates, or conducting a post-training test, assessment is an integral and essential part of enhancing performance.

Administrators know exactly what they hope to discover through testing, and often consider the process as a one-way flow of information. However, it’s crucial to consider how employees regard and experience the testing process as well, because how they perceive their own assessment can have a direct impact on their professional motivation - and the way they view the organization as a whole.

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

Using Pre and Post-Tests to Evaluate Employee Training

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jan 1, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Online exam software is often used for employee screening, but did you know that online tests can also be used to gauge the effectiveness of employee training initiatives? Borrowing from a tried and tested academic approach, many corporations use pre and post testing to rate how well new concepts or systems have been learned. The results are instrumental in assessing employee competence, improving the instructional process, and maximizing return on investment in training.

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

Effective Combinations of Objective Test Items

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Dec 25, 2014 11:00:00 AM

When an administrator wishes to test a wide range of knowledge from a large selection of test takers, objective items are usually the preferred option. When using exam creation software, objective tests can be quickly and efficiently marked by a computer, which eliminates the possibility of subjective grading errors on the part of the test administer. While objective tests are indeed effective for testing knowledge retention, their effectiveness is in part due to how the items are paired together and organized on the test. Read on to find out more about how to combine objective test items.

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

Correcting “Bad” Test Items with TG Editing Tools

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Dec 11, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Oftentimes, the competency of a test item cannot be judged until multiple edits have been made on the entire test. Rounds of revision often reveal lingering problems. Sometimes an item will give information hinting at the correct answer, or other times items may be biased against the test taker. It can seem like a hassle to change test items once they’ve been written, but this is an essential step in ensuring the test’s reliability. Online exam software makes editing test questions easy, but first the administrator must be aware of how to weed out bad test items.  

  

What Constitutes a Poorly Written or Unfair Item?

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Topics: Exam creator software, Online exam software, test generator software

Crafting Effective Multiple Choice Questions

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Nov 27, 2014 11:02:40 AM

When constructed effectively, multiple choice exams are a straight-forward and efficient way to test knowledge. The compact nature of multiple choice questions means that test-takers can be assessed on a wider range of information than might be covered on more subjective tests. However, when it comes to ensuring reliability and validity, crafting effective multiple choice questions can be quite challenging.

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

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