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Friday Facts – Modify Resources for Support to Help Students

When students complete the SmarterMeasure Learning Readiness Indicator they receive a full color report with rich feedback and graphical metrics. The report also includes “Resources for Support”.  We include links to valuable sources that may help students in areas that are challenging. You also have the ability to customize those resources.  This allows you to […]

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2013 Client Implementation Survey Results

SmarterServices, the provider of the SmarterMeasure™ Learning Readiness Indicator, periodically surveys its client institutions to identify patterns and good practices in the usage of the assessment. Below is the executive summary.  To view a full copy of this report click here. You may also check out an infographic with the highlights. In the spring of 2013, ninety-two (92) […]

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Testing Integrity – The Human Touch

I read a recent article published by Campus Technology that discussed the differences between having ahuman proctor and using high tech devices to keep a person from cheating in an exam. It states, “It sounds like a tableau from a century ago, but the fact is that human proctors are alive and well, despite meteoric growth in institutions’ online offerings. Even […]

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Appreciative Advising

Advising students seems to be a process that needs to be consistently evaluated to ensure students are getting the appropriate guidance and coaching about their college choices.  Recently I learned about a company that created an advising model called Appreciative Advising.  I thought it was worth sharing with our readers. Contact Jenny Bloom and learn more about the […]

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May – Hot Topic “Testing Integrity”

Academic dishonesty, testing integrity, proctoring, technological identification verification devices, now that’s mouthful!  What IS all the fuss about?  Online education, elearning, hybrid, and web enhanced courses are providing more and more flexbility for students to complete coursework and take exams.  Next scene, enters dilemma, testing integrity.  How do we verify student’s identities when they are sitting in […]

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WCET Guest Blog Post

Our President, Dr. Mac Adkins, was invited by Russell Poulin of WCET to do a guest blog post today.  Hop on over to their site and learn why “Experience Matters“! WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) is an organization that accelerates the adoption of effective practices and policies, advancing excellence in technology-enhanced teaching and learning in […]

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Making the Earth Greener with Virtual Choices

Today is Earth Day!  Did you know that virtual choices can make the earth greener?  Choosing a virtual class or working from a home office allows you to make contributions to the greater good and is more economical as well.  Below is a list of the top 10 reasons why virtual choices are better. Save gas […]

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