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We Need More EdTech, But Less Technology In The Classroom - Forbes

We Need More EdTech, But Less Technology In The Classroom - Forbes | Online Assessment | Scoop.it
We Need More EdTech, But Less Technology In The Classroom Forbes It also requires a lot of thinking about tough questions; how do I make sure that digital learning resources remain tools–like a whiteboard or a pencil–things that simply aid in a...
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Online Algebra 1 Providers Need Better Use of Assessments, Report Says - Education Week News (blog)

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Online Algebra 1 Providers Need Better Use of Assessments, Report Says Education Week News (blog) There's strong demand for online content focused on a traditionally tough course—algebra—and a new report says there's a lot of potential for...
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Pearson Expands Online Adaptive Learning To Science, Business - InformationWeek

Pearson Expands Online Adaptive Learning To Science, Business - InformationWeek | Online Assessment | Scoop.it
Pearson Expands Online Adaptive Learning To Science, Business InformationWeek The software for each subject area previously went through pilot testing with hundreds of students, and the decision to move ahead was based not only on scores but...
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Adaptative testing is clearly very efficient but it is also very sophisticated in its algorithms.

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New English Language Test For UAE Companies - Gulf Business News

DhakaTribune New English Language Test For UAE Companies Gulf Business News The marking system of Aptis is task-based, meaning that in one task, several people in different locations around the world mark different items within the test, all...
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Interesting approach, could it work in Higher Education?

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Udacity And San Jose State See Improvement In Their Online Education ... - TechCrunch

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In fact, the theory is that the self-paced learning style of online video lectures is more tailored to individual needs than a one-size-fits-all classroom.
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Obama plan to rank colleges: Will it raise thinking skills? - Christian Science Monitor

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Perhaps one of the best tests is the latest Collegiate Learning Assessment, known as CLA+.
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What do you think?

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Tablet Devices And Empowerment Of Students In Osun State - The Guardian Nigeria

Tablet Devices And Empowerment Of Students In Osun State The Guardian Nigeria Assessments and test results are obtained faster, which enables the principals to recommend and implement remedial measures for students who are weak in certain subjects...
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Are you aware of anyone in the US using tablests in this way?

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Mettl bets big on MOOCs assessment | ZDNet

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Massive open online courses (MOOCs) is a hot area in the education sector and Mettl wants a share of the pie, touting its test platform leaves no scope for copying or cheating. The New York Times dubbed 2012 as the year of the MOOCs, or massive open online courses. Today, MOOCs is the hottest topic in education, ZDNet reports. According to the Time magazine, free MOOCs open the door to Ivy League education for the masses. Mettl, an online assessment and testing platform to measure, analyze and improve people skills, has now ventured into the MOOCs arena. Founded by Ketan Kapoor and Tonmoy Shingal in 2009, Mettl focuses on the science of assessments and combines it with advanced technology to deliver valid and reliable tests. “In the case of MOOC, multiple choice questions don’t work. You need more hands-on assessment to check the right skills,” Kapoor said in a phone interview. According to him, assessment is a direct need for the MOOCs industry.” Our platforms fit into the needs of MOOCs. We don’t leave any scope for cheating or copying,” he said. Mettl is providing its product for MOOCs to publishers such as Wiley, Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Macmillan, he added.


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Really, no cheating or copying in a MOOC??

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William Doherty's comment, August 31, 2013 2:14 PM
has anyone used this Mettl Test Platform? Hard to believe it leaves no room for cheating and copying, especially in a MOOC.