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’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.
Preparing for an OSCE – 5 tips to help you face your fears
It’s natural to be nervous in the time leading up to your OSCE but here’s some tips for students that will hopefully calm your butterflies as you prepare to be examined.
What is an OSCE exam?
An OSCE exam is a typical type of examination (first described in 1975) that is often used in health sciences (e.g. medicine, physical therapy, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry) to test clinical skill(s).
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.
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...