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SurpassPaper+ Product Update

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SurpassPaper+ has been hailed as the evolution of assessment, a bridge between paper-based testing and computer-based testing (CBT). 2016 saw candidates taking the first live tests in participating pilot schools across the UK. Sometimes the app was being used by the whole class, other times as a blended approach with…

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This Year in Assessment: 2016

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As the year draws to a close, we round up some of the fantastic achievements and developments that have happened in the Surpass community over the past 12 months.

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10 Benefits of On-screen Question Authoring

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Creating engaging questions in Surpass can be as painless as writing an email. Using a sophisticated assessment authoring solution to create a central repository of question content is considered to be best practice when it comes to the creation of on-screen and paper-based examination content. Question authors often come from…

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How do we realistically support the growing demand for using computers in final examinations?

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Teacher feedback demonstrates that there is a growing problem. As technology uptake grows in the classroom and the workplace, approaches to learning and employment become separated from the world of final examinations. As a result, schools will be reluctant to invest time and money in technology-enhanced learning unless realistic solutions…

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Saxion University of Applied Sciences share their thoughts on digital testing using Surpass

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Established in 1998 and with roots dating back to 1875, Saxion University of Applied Sciences (known in their local tongue as a Hogescholen) are no strangers to technology. Like many Higher Education institutions across Europe, Saxion value the use of technology in education and have been advocates of on-screen testing…

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