Over the past decade, we have seen quite a lot of discrepancies between the marks on an OSCE scoresheet and the Global Rating Scale (GRS) with the feedback provided. The result is that students seem to fail looking at their scores, but pass or perform even better on their GRS according to their examiners. How come?
Qpercom acquires Skills in Medicine for Mock-OSCE.com
Qpercom has acquired Skills in Medicine, an online platform for the teaching of basic clinical skills in medicine, developed by Mediview, a Maastricht publisher in the Netherlands.
Qpercom features in Research Impact Study by NUI Galway
How an NUI Galway medical educator built a global company to provide reliable assessment insights to help examiners deliver more highly qualified doctors and healthcare professionals.
Apple case study focuses on University of Sheffield’s use of Qpercom Observe
Qpercom’s Observe platform recently featured in a case study published by Academia.co.uk in conjunction with Apple and the University of Sheffield. The case study focuses on the use of iPads for assessment by the Medical School at the University of Sheffield.
Qpercom 2.2 – Release Notes
A full list of feature enhancements and changes added to Qpercom as part of Minor Release 2.2.
Online Exam Security: What Makes A Remote Exam Secure?
In an online exam, students join the examination from their own homes via an external platform like Qpercom and are assessed by examiners who are also logging on from a remote location. Without being able to verify a student’s environment and their actions off-camera, can a secure exam, free from malpractice, be guaranteed?
Qpercom’s International Collaboration Project commended at The Education Awards 2021
Qpercom was awarded a 3rd place ranking for ‘Best International Collaboration Project” at The Education Awards 2021.
More problems than benefits? The use of external Online Proctoring platforms for Remote OSCEs and MMIs
Many universities use human proctoring, or invigilation, to prevent suspicious behaviour or activity during exams and this concept has also moved online, triggered by the pandemic. How do they work when paired with other online platforms that are used to facilitate remote examinations?
What is a Long Case in clinical exams?
A Long Case is a form of clinical examination where an undergraduate student, trainee or junior professional discusses a specific case with a senior professional. Following on from the name, Long Cases typically last for at least 20 minutes per scenario and can last...