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2014-04-17 12:26:35

LUTZ, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers looking to evaluate reasoning ability and problem-solving skills in job candidates have a new tool when making hiring decisions--the Test of General Reasoning Ability(TM) (TOGRA(TM)). Written by respected author Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, the TOGRA is ideal for use in human resources and selection environments as it can be administered in a group setting, saving precious evaluation and decision-making time. Requiring just 16 minutes...

2014-04-15 08:38:00

Test prep materials and practice exam will be cloud-based and available for both computer and mobile delivery PRINCETON, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help HiSET® candidates better prepare for their high school equivalency exams, Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Aztec Software Inc. are releasing an official cloud-based practice test along with accompanying test preparation software. The new materials will be available for delivery on both computer and...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-02-10 08:32:02

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a number of new and improved features, ETS has launched the latest version of its award winning Criterion® Online Writing Evaluation Service. The Criterion service is a web-based instructional tool that helps elementary, secondary and college-level students plan, write and revise essays. "The Criterion service is a valuable instructional tool that is used across the world by schools, universities and aspiring graduate...

2014-02-07 12:25:54

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessments embedded in game-based formats are the current rage in education circles. But, how does one go about framing and designing such tests? That question and many others are answered in a new publication, Psychometric Considerations in Game-Based Assessment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) This new white paper on game-based assessment design is the result of collaboration between five...

2014-02-05 08:35:59

Badges can now be earned, added and shared through Mozilla® Backpack PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more students seek new types of learning opportunities, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is now offering electronic badges for students who demonstrate specific learning outcomes on the ETS® Proficiency Profile and iSkills(TM) assessments--and these badges can be added to a Mozilla Backpack to help test takers manage and share their accomplishments...

2014-02-01 23:00:41

eReflect has started to publish GRE-level vocabulary videos to assist students in mastering essential vocabulary easily. The Ultimate Vocabulary team is committed to helping more struggling students pass their GREs this year. New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Ultimate Vocabulary developer eReflect has just released its latest GRE vocabulary video tutorial on the software’s blog. This tutorial is part of a video series initiative by Ultimate Vocabulary™ developers which aims...

2014-01-28 08:36:52

ETS's Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) Begins Field Testing PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the need for a more meaningful assessment that can accurately measure a new teacher's knowledge and instructional capabilities within the classroom, Educational Testing Service (ETS), in collaboration with educators and state education officials across the country, is developing the Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers...

2014-01-27 08:33:04

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS), creator of the TOEFL® test, announces the launch of the TOEFL® Primary(TM) tests. Designed specifically for students ages 8 and up, the tests measure the English communication skills and progress of students in English classes. The TOEFL Primary tests, the newest addition to the growing TOEFL Family of Assessments, launched its first two successful administrations in Brazil and Korea in 2013. The...

2014-01-21 23:02:33

Don Osborne reveals his tips on how to get into graduate school the smart and effortless way. Networking is not enough, he reports. New York City, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ readers can now learn about Don Osborne’s tips on easily getting into graduate school. In a recent interview with the eReflect 7 Speed Reading™ blog editor, Osborne shared advice and techniques for a frustration-free graduate school admission process. As a medical school admissions expert,...