Employers and employees alike are increasingly looking to micro-credentials as an alternative — or a complement — to more traditional routes. The ability to easily pair relevant micro-credentials with more traditional training and education offers a compelling argument for their increased adoption.
Today’s test takers have high expectations when it comes to online experiences and customer engagement; they expect an exceptional testing experience. This guide shares some of the commonalities across any test taker journey and explores opportunities to remove friction and enhance the end-user experience.
Whatever sector or industry you operate in, from healthcare and IT to insurance and real estate, the world is changing fast. Adopting new technologies and innovative approaches is key, but just as important is how you tell your story and how effectively you communicate these innovations and their benefits. Not only to new markets and customers, but also your existing stakeholders and customers.
Security measures have always been needed to protect the integrity of assessments, especially when they are used for high stakes purposes, such as educational qualifications, credentialing, and public safety employee selection. In these applications, test security is needed to guard against misconduct – whether testing takes place in-person or online.
Effective communication with test takers is vital for a positive experience with online proctoring. This guide is designed to support your organization in delivering an outstanding test taker experience.
The intention is not to provide a definitive guide to testing. But more to explore the current state and future of test development, opening a window into what our expert team of psychometricians are currently developing and researching.
Licensing and certification play a key role in assuring professional competence. Whether it's licensing to protect the public and meet regulatory requirements, or certification to provide assurance of a certain level of proficiency or qualifications.
In response to technological advances and the changing expectations of candidates, many private, public and not-for-profit sector organizations have moved from Paper Based Testing (PBT) to Computer Based Testing (CBT).
Faster internet speeds, cloud hosting, digital audio, High Definition (HD) video streaming and biometric identity verification all increase the potential for assessments to be proctored remotely. These technological advances also mean that online testing is more scalable, affordable and flexible for organizations - while enhancing security.