Fail today and re-sit tomorrow

first_img Comments are closed. An online assessment system has been launched by Scotland-based firm EQLInternational. i-assess runs across the Internet, intranets or computer networks and offersan alternative to traditional paper-based exams. It allows the user to create an online test via features such as a randomquestion generator and an instant results facility. EQL MD Graham Divers said: “The age of e-learning has arrived andonline assessment is the natural progression for this important educationalmedium. This technology will enhance and support the proliferation of lifelonglearning.” The launch follows the graduation of the first students of the ABCbookkeeping qualification, developed by EQL for the Association of AccountingTechnicians (AAT), who were assessed using the system. The AAT is provided on CD-Rom and takes about three months to complete. Itis followed by a Web-based exam at one of the AAT’s registered centres. The pass mark is 70 per cent and students get their result immediately andare given feedback. If they fail, they can re-sit the exam as early as the nextday. Previous Article Next Article Fail today and re-sit tomorrowOn 1 Feb 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img