iSpring Solutions has updated QuizMaker, its assessment creation tool. Version 7 adds support for HTML5 output and also includes branching support and new customization options for test presentation.
i>clicker is bringing its student response system to Android and iOS devices, as well as traditional laptops and desktops.
Turning Technologies has released an update to TurningPoint, the company's classroom polling tool. With the new version, Turning has consolidated three of its polling tools into one and added enhanced support for OS X.
eInstruction has released a new entry-level model in its line of radio-frequency classroom clickers.
In a Q&A with Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University's Senior Lecturer in Computer Information Systems, we explore how big data is increasingly flourishing all around us, and what that means for instruction, for the academic disciplines, and for IT in higher education.
A two-year independent commission studying the future of education and especially the effective use of assessment to measure student learning has issued a public policy statement calling for policymakers to turn their attention on the use of assessments to providing timely information to students and teachers rather than school and teacher accountability.
Pearson VUE, the assessment services wing of Pearson, has acquired examination software development company Exam Design.
Removing the test from class time to a dedicated testing center frees up time for more instruction, plus allows for more frequent testing. But what are the challenges of on-campus testing centers--and how can institutions successfully tackle these issues?
At the American Public University System, creating an online library course guide for every course the university offers (now numbering over 1,800) is just a first step. It's the application of metrics and data analysis for a higher level of quality assurance that will sustain the program into the future.
Education software company Kno has debuted Advance, a new platform that can convert PDFs and other flat document files into interactive electronic textbooks at no cost.