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Next-Generation Roadmap

Data, Technology & Online Testing: 
A Roadmap to 2014

Are you ready for next-generation learning? Start here.

In the journey to expand personalized learning opportunities for all students, it’s important to understand both the benefits of assessing students online as well as the logistical issues involved in moving from paper-and-pencil to digital technologies. The Roadmap to 2014 outlines how the use of more innovative question types, online delivery, automated and artificial-intelligence powered scoring engines, and immediate web-based reporting of results can transform learning, and offers concrete resources to help states navigate and mitigate the challenges they will encounter as they transition to online assessments.

 

Webinar series: Considerations for Next-Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014

 

Webinar series: Considerations for Next-Generation Assessments:
A Roadmap to 2014

Session 1: Step 1 "Conducting a Needs Analysis" and Step 2 "Developing a Transition Strategy"

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This webinar will put you on the road to outlining the various phases of the transition for your specific situation and to setting a realistic timeline to initiate or expand online testing. Bryan Bleil will be joined by Ellen Strain-Seymour, Ph.D. Pearson's Director of Digital Content Development.

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Webinar series: Considerations for Next-Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014

 

 

 

Webinar series: Considerations for Next-Generation Assessments: A Roadmap to 2014
Session 2: Step 3 "Ensuring Interoperability", Step 4 "Communicating Proactively" and Step 5 "Anticipating Ongoing Change"

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This session will address evaluating and understanding state-specific portability and interoperability needs, creating a forum for sharing technical knowledge, establishing ongoing staff training and ensuring that ongoing needs are anticipated. Bryan Bleil is joined by Pearson's Vice President of Technology Strategy, Wayne Ostler.

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Download Next Generation Roadmap to 2014

Download the print version of the Roadmap to 2014. Includes benefits of online assessing, guidelines for making the transition, important considerations, and case studies.

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Click to explore a condensed animated version of the Roadmap to 2014. This animation focuses on the five key steps to a successful transition.

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Case Studies

Download case studies to learn more about what some states have already done to implement online testing.