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Join us for regular updates from the global Surpass Community. In each episode, we'll focus on new and exciting developments from the world of testing including Item Banking, SME / Authoring Management, High Stakes Test Delivery, Test Security, and Remote Proctoring. For more information about BTL and Surpass visit btl.com/Surpass (https://www.btl.com/surpass)

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Join us for regular updates from the global Surpass Community. In each episode, we'll focus on new and exciting developments from the world of testing including Item Banking, SME / Authoring Management, High Stakes Test Delivery, Test Security, and Remote Proctoring. For more information about BTL and Surpass visit btl.com/Surpass (https://www.btl.com/surpass)

    Latest Exam Technology for Healthcare and Medical Qualifications

    Latest Exam Technology for Healthcare and Medical Qualifications

    Featuring speakers from:

    * American Academy of Neurologists (USA)
    * National Board for Certified Counselors (USA)
    * National Board of Medical Examiners (USA)
    * Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK)
    * Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)


    In this panel-based webinar, hear first-hand how these prestigious awarding and credentialing bodies use Surpass to create secure exams for their candidates that replicate the real-life experiences that many doctors, nurses and other medical professionals will face in their careers.
    Highlights include:

    * Overcoming 2020 challenges of secure item authoring and establishing remote Test Assembly Panels.
    * Establishing efficient workflows to transfer item databases into item banking software, then deliver to a third-party test driver.
    * Making use of advanced test delivery structures, including timed sections and ‘forward only’ items to enhance security and simulate real-life situations.
    * Making use of technology to deliver rich on-screen media and source materials.

    While the focus of this panel is healthcare and medical, other testing organizations will no doubt benefit from the collaboration shown across the wider testing sphere.

    • 1 hr
    Community Update - New feature - Scalable Vector Graphics, and event news.

    Community Update - New feature - Scalable Vector Graphics, and event news.

    this podcast is an audio extraction from the live Surpass Community update.
    To watch future updates live, follow our LinkedIn company page: linkedin.com/company/BTL (https://www.linkedin.com/company/14453)
    Join Tim Burnett for the weekly Surpass Community update.
    In this episode, Tim talks about new features, including a chat with UX Designer Ian Higgins about the use of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) as media types, bringing a whole new level of quality and fidelity to your exams.

    • 17 min
    Community Update - Test Feedback, Jarret Dyer from the Value of Testing Group and other Industry News

    Community Update - Test Feedback, Jarret Dyer from the Value of Testing Group and other Industry News

    This podcast is an audio version of the Surpass Weekly Update originally streamed on Friday 4th June 2021
    In this episode, VP of Account Management Barry Porter shares highlights from the latest Surpass pre-release Webinar (originally broadcast Thursday 3rd June and avaialble to watch again at Surpass.com) showcasing the new Test Feedback functionality.
    He also shares a discussion between Tim Burnett (Surpass) and Jarret Dyer from the Value of Testing Group, along with other interesting news, jobs and events from across the industry.
    To find out more about Surpass and be among the first to hear about Surpass Community updates, head to Surpass.com/follow (https://www.surpass.com/follow)

    • 20 min
    Community Update - Top tips on transforming to virtual training & in conversation with ATP Innovations in Testing Chair Ada Woo

    Community Update - Top tips on transforming to virtual training & in conversation with ATP Innovations in Testing Chair Ada Woo

    Headlines: Top tips on transforming to virtual training & in conversation with ATP Innovations in Testing Chair Ada Woo + Jobs, News & EventsIn this week's episode, Sam and Ashleigh discuss making virtual training a more permanent feature, and how to engage with the audience. Tim chats to Ada Woo from Ascend Learning about her recent experience as Chair to the 2021 Innovations in Testing Conference, including her takeaways from the event and forecasts fr the year ahead.Tim also shares reminders about the upcoming Surpass Pre-Release Webinar, news on events such as the e-Assessment Conference & Awards, E-ATP 2021, PopTopiks how to access the 2021 ATP Digital Pass. Plus Jobs and Industry News

    • 20 min
    Community Update - Tags in Surpass, Certification Network Group Update, and thanks to the ITCC

    Community Update - Tags in Surpass, Certification Network Group Update, and thanks to the ITCC

    Join Tim Burnett for all the latest news from the Surpass Community.
    This week, Tim is joined by Surpass Trainer Emma Jarvis to discuss using tags for item banking in Surpass. We also hear from Surpass Account Director and Certification Network Group Program Planning Committee member Shannon Starrs about the recent virtual CNG meeting.
    Tim also shares his thanks to the IT Certification Council (ITCC) for inviting him to their recent meeting, before sharing other interesting news, jobs and events from across the industry.
    This update was first broadcast on 14th May 2021.

    Watch the update on LinkedIn. (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6798882184443772928)

    • 22 min
    Community Update - Surpass Roadmap News, Item Banking Workshop Update, and Beyond Multiple Choice Discussion

    Community Update - Surpass Roadmap News, Item Banking Workshop Update, and Beyond Multiple Choice Discussion

    Join Tim Burnett for all the latest news from the Surpass Community.
    This week, Tim is joined by Senior Account Manager, Jen Warhurst, to chat about the Surpass roadmap. We also hear more about the presentations from the recent Surpass item banking workshop (https://surpass.com/news/2021/item-banking-insights-from-the-surpass-experts/).
    Finally, Tim chats to Brian Moon and Jeff Ross about the recent Beyond Multiple Choice webinar.
    This update was first broadcast on 7th May 2021.
    Watch the update on LinkedIn. (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6796337867397361664)

    • 26 min

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