Is assessment a necessary evil or a blessing in disguise? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on #assessment in learning. [View the story “Is assessment a necessary evil or a blessing in disguise? Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

The days of cheating on exams using Twitter are coming to an end

Editor’s note: The tension in an exams-based approach to teaching versus open sharing of information on social networks. The answer it seems is to monitor the networks for cheating. . .

Design assessments first

Editor’s note: Better assessments require them to be designed once the performance goals have been established, not when you have designed the course, says Jane Bozarth.

Assessment platform Mettl raises $4m

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Skill assessment platform Mettl has raised $4m in funding to accelerate its product development. The Indian-based company was launched in 2010 and provides a range of assessments, from job/skills profiling to all-in-one tests that measure ability and aptitude, technical and function skills as well as behavioural and personality skills. The company offers ‘gaming tests’ as […]