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?
Borderline Regression Analysis in Assessment
What is Borderline Regression Analysis? Borderline regression analysis (BRA) is an absolute, examinee-centered standard setting method widely used to standard set OSCE exams, Yousuf, Violato, and Zuberi (2015). Candidates are awarded a “global score” for a station in...
Multiple Mini Interviews
What are MMIs? The Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) is a proven valid and reliable interview format used as part of the admissions or selection process. Rather than holding one interview with multiple panellists, MMIS have multiple stations, with one or two panellists....
Why Qpercom is top of the class for remote assessment
Qpercom, accredited by Business All-Stars as “Best In Class for Remote Assessment 2021”, is still leading the way when it comes to remote assessment.
How we facilitated remote clinical skills assessment for University College Dublin (UCD) during the COVID-19 pandemic
Clinical skills examinations planned by University College Dublin (UCD) in 2020 were disrupted by the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic which first hit Ireland in March. Around 200 students in the university’s Department of Psychiatry would not be able to graduate as...
Time Constrained Examinations: Using video to assess students remotely
Time-constrained communication exercises using video can be effective for schools and colleges struggling with how to assess their students remotely.
Responding to COVID-19: Developing a Web-Based Integrated Solution for Remote OSCE/MMI
How we embeddeded video calls, notifications and exam status messages in our software to replicate a physical OSCE on a virtual platform.
No more Zoom: how we built a bespoke software platform for virtual OSCEs
In 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges and universities across the world to shut, Qpercom found a new way for stage high-stakes clinical exams and admissions interviews to be conducted online.
Leading Irish university runs remote exams using Qpercom Observe’s video technology
Over 200 students from the School of Medicine at University College Dublin (UCD) undertook their clinical skills exams online for the first time ever using the Qpercom Observe software platform which now offers video technology. Traditionally, students at the...