Entries by N. M.Stephens

What is a psychometric test? 

Psychometric tests are assessments of people to measure psychological attributes such as personality or intelligence. Over the past century, psychometric tests have played an increasingly important part in revolutionizing how we approach important fields such as education, psychiatry, and recruitment.  One of the main reasons why psychometric tests have become popular in corporate recruitment and […]

7 creative ways students cheat in online proctored exams & how to stop them

Cheating in exams has always been a major concern, even before the major shift to online proctored exams. According to a study done in 2007, 60.8% of college students involved admitted to cheating while a whooping 95% not getting caught! Heartbreaking! Right? Another article also revealed that even renowned institutions such as Harvard and Yale turn out to be fragile when it came to academic integrity. This is just but a tip of the iceberg

The beginners guide to online remote proctoring fundamentals

Every part of our daily lives has become digitalized, and assessments are not an exception. The 2020 pandemic jumpstarted a digital revolution in both the workplace and education.  In the education sector, digitalization took place in the form of remote learning and assessments.  This led to increased demand for online assessment solutions. One such solution […]

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5 tips and strategies to create effective online assessments

  Assessment is an important part of the learning process as it helps enhance the quality of learning outcomes. With the increased adoption of online assessments, especially during and after the Covid-19 pandemic,  it is important to put in place practices that ease the development of effective online assessments.   This is because well-crafted online […]

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The Definitive Guide To Choosing The Right Pre-Employment Testing Software

  Finding good employees in an overcrowded market is a daunting task. In fact, according to research by Career builder, 74% of employers admit to hiring the wrong employees. Bad hires are not only expensive, but can also adversely affect cultural dynamics in the workforce. This is where pre-employment assessment software shows its value. Pre-employment […]

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Education

The impact of artificial intelligence in education is hardly quantifiable but is game-changing. AI is making the world a better place by powering innovations across all industries including healthcare and education. Learning is an important part of being a contributing member of society and AI is changing how we learn. We are yet to see […]

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Digital Assessment Security Best Practices and Techniques

Digital assessment security is a highly discussed topic in the Ed-Tech community. The use of digital assessments in education has led to increased concerns about academic integrity. While digital assessments have more advantages than the outdated pen-paper method, they are open to a lot of criticism in relation to academic integrity concerns. However, cheating can […]