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Assessment Industry News

Test Center Delivery vs Online Proctoring: A guide to equivalence reporting between delivery methods.

Is transitioning from center-based test delivery to online-proctoring creating a ‘delivery divide’?

By Assessment Industry News, Online Proctoring, Surpass Community

Our guide to demonstrating equivalence between delivery methods. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many certification bodies to rapidly transition from delivering tests in physical centers to delivering them in test takers’ homes using online proctoring. The speed at which organizations have been able to transition, thereby allowing important assessment programs…

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[Surpass Community Podcast] – Getting to Grips with Digital Credentialing

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Podcast, Surpass Community

Guests: Danny King (Co Founder and CEO – Accredible) Simon Trevers (Chief Strategy Officer – Surpass, Powering Assessment) Going digital has become the norm for many parts of our lives recently. Since March we have been talking about remote item authoring and remote test delivery, but what happens after you have passed the…

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Global ATP Conference Session Preview

ATP Global Conference Session Preview: JAWS doesn’t bite! Experience test delivery with assistive technologies

By Assessment Industry News, Other, Surpass Community

There’s just 2 weeks to go until the Global ATP Conference, and we’ve already given you a preview of our sessions on ‘Assessing the Delivery Divide’ and ‘Remote means more than delivery’. We’ll also be presenting on assistive technologies, which will be available on-demand throughout the conference from 14-18 September….

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Architectural Glass & Metal Technician (AGMT) Certification Program receives ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) approval to administer on-screen exams with remote proctoring

By Assessment Industry News, Company News, Surpass Community

Surpass Community member, AGMT, maintain their ISO/IEC: 17024 accreditation after switching from in-person testing to remote proctoring Exton, PA, USA, 25 August 2020 – BTL Surpass Inc. is pleased to share that Surpass Community member, AGMT, has received approval for the administration of their online-proctored certification exam after undergoing a…

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[Surpass Community Podcast] Making the most of your SME data with Lineup and Surpass

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Podcast, Surpass Community

In this Surpass Community Podcast, Sam Thompson from the Surpass team at BTL speaks to Achille Parmentier, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Lineup, and Emma Hall, Senior Business Development Manager at BTL. The guests first catch up on what’s been happening within both organizations over the last few months, particularly…

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Surpass Community Podcast – Exploring Remote Proctoring from a legal perspective with Kathryn Myers

By Assessment Industry News, International Testing, Online Proctoring, Podcast, Surpass Community

In this podcast, Ben Brady speaks to Kathryn Myers from the BTL Group Ltd. Legal department, exploring legal perspectives on remote proctoring (remote invigilation), particularly around privacy issues and best practice as an increasing number of organizations adopt this delivery method. This timely podcast comes after a high-profile case in…

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ATP Global Conference Session Preview: Assessing the ‘Delivery Divide’

By Assessment Industry News, Other, Surpass Community

This year’s virtual ATP Global Conference incorporates ATP’s Innovations in Testing Europe, Asia, India and the Middle East/Northern Africa conferences, for a one-of-a-kind global perspective on assessment. From 14-18 September, there will be a packed program from industry thought-leaders with a variety of session formats. As platinum sponsors of the…

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