This monthly series delves into creating, delivering and reporting on valid and reliable assessments. "Unlocking the Potential of Assessments" offers advice and thought leadership to those just starting out with assessments, those who have been in the industry at length and anyone with a keen interest in the future of assessments lead by host, John Kleeman.
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Ep. 2 - Assessment Luminary: Steve Lay, Questionmark
John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Steve Dept, CEO and founding partner of cApStAn, a high-profile language service provider. Steve received his education in English, Dutch, French and German but he is essentially an autodidact and a field practitioner. In this episode, Steve discusses his background in assessments and dives into good practice advice for translating tests, including the translation process, translation technology and other translation resources.
John Kleeman is joined by one of Questionmark's product managers, Steve Lay. Steve is an expert on scalable, computerized assessment and integration between systems, and has ensured that the million of assessments delivered by Questionmark are robust and scalable. He is also active in the IMS and other e-learning standards groups. In this episode, John dives into many topics with Steve including the impact of technology on the assessment process, QTI and LTI and proctoring.
Host, John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Jim Parry, who has over 40 years of experience as a course designer, developer and instructor. Jim discusses his 12-year tenure at the Coast Guard as a civilian employee as the Test Development and e-testing Manager, during which he guided the move from paper to online testing for the entire Coast Guard.