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Ben Brady

Webinar – User research for a more accessible and inclusive testing experience

By Accessibility, Community Webinar, Testing Innovation, UX Research

In this webinar Kat Owens, UX Researcher, and Andy Varley, Accessibility Team Lead, discuss the advancements being made by the Surpass User Research and Accessibility teams towards improving the assessment experience for everyone. Kat introduces the research methods used to gather data from test takers who have been previously diagnosed…

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Real-World Assessments Produce Work-Ready Accountants with CPA & ICAS

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Other, Remote Invigilation, Surpass Community, Test Centre Network News

In a recent webinar, BTL Surpass welcomed representatives from prestigious accountancy awarding bodies including: Robbie Burns (Assessment & Quality Lead at ICAS), Ioana Raileanu (Senior Assessment and Quality Specialist at ICAS) and Andy Thomas (Director, PEP Examinations – Evaluation and International Assessment at CPA Canada). Unfortunately, due to an outbreak…

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Surpass and Examity

Surpass Partners with Examity to Expand Online Proctoring Services

By International Testing, Other, Remote Invigilation

The partnership complements existing services, providing greater choice for certification bodies. BTL Surpass and Examity are delighted to announce their partnership for providing technology and services to the certification and licensure industry. Examity is an internationally renowned online proctoring service provider, and combining the functionality of the Examity remote proctoring…

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In-person vs remote exam development: Supporting validity at every step

By International Testing, Podcast, Surpass Community, Surpass Community Guest Post, Surpass Conference, Testing Innovation

This podcast episode is a recording of the presentation given at the Surpass Conference in October 2020 by Amanda Dainis, CEO and Lead Psychometrician of Dainis and Company. Amanda gives and over view of the different stages of the test development process, highlighting considerations for undertaking these activities either in-person…

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[Surpass Community Podcast] – Simulations, TBS and large scale secure delivery for exams

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Remote Invigilation, Podcast

This Podcast is an audio extract from the webinar “Simulations, TBS, and large scale delivery (Surpass for Finance and Accountancy Examinations)” in which Surpass Business Development Director Jim Crawford hosted guests from ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) and CPA Canada (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada) to deliver a globe-spanning…

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Surpass Community Webinar – Simulations, TBS and large scale delivery (Surpass for Finance and Accountancy Examinations)

By Community Webinar, Other, Testing Innovation

In this special panel-based webinar, Robbie Burns (Assessment & Quality Lead at ICAS), Ioana Raileanu (Senior Assessment and Quality Specialist at ICAS) and Andy Thomas (Director, PEP Examinations – Evaluation and International Assessment at CPA Canada) join host Jim Crawford (SVP Global Business Development at Surpass) to deliver a globe-spanning discussion about…

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[Surpass Pre-Release Webinar] November 2020

By Other

In this Surpass Pre-Release webinar, Jack Hobson and Nathan Driver walk us through some of the fantastic new features due to launch soon in Surpass. The webinar starts with a look at the award-winning (Overall Winner at the ISTC UK Technical Communication Awards 2020) Surpass Help Site – a collaborative…

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