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2014-09-22 08:34:42

Online proctoring, streamlined registration, new security protocols highlight enhancements benefiting test-takers as Pearson VUE becomes sole delivery partner in 2015. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its new testing and certification partnership with Pearson VUE, Microsoft Corp. is harnessing the cloud to make its highly valued certification exams more accessible than ever. In addition to Pearson VUE's extensive network of authorized test centers in training...

2014-09-16 23:02:55

Respected Experts Contributing to ProExam’s Research on Non-Cognitive Assessment NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Professional Examination Service, the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that Carolyn MacCann, Ph.D., and Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulze have joined the organization’s Center for Innovative Assessments as visiting scholars. They will work with ProExam Vice President and Chief Scientist Rich Roberts, Ph.D., in...

2014-09-16 12:35:29

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First [http://www.ef.co.uk ] announced that the EF Standard English Test [http://www.efset.com ] (EFSET), the world's first free standardized English test, will be released on September 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/706088 ) Millions of people around the world are required to show proof of their English skills for career, university and personal advancement. Traditional tests...

2014-09-11 04:20:22

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil & Gas IQ [http://oilandgasiq.com ], the online social network and resource for the Oil and Gas industry has marked passing the 100,000 member milestone by publishing its new 2014 sponsorship pack [http://www.oilandgasiq.com/strategy-management-and-information/white-papers/oil-gas-iq-sponsorship-pack-online-marketing-oppor ] which profiles its members and showcases its updated content marketing service. According to...

2014-09-03 23:06:41

Leading nutritional supplement manufacturer IQ Formulations will be relocating its company headquarters to Tamarac after working with the local Stonegate Bank and Total Real Estate Consultants, Inc. to secure a mortgage loan. The South Florida manufacturing company has experienced exponential growth over the past few years, and looks forward to continuing to expand and create additional jobs in the region. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Sunrise-based health supplement...

2014-09-03 08:41:17

Recent WebAssign survey assesses student learning preferences and reinforces WebAssign as an effective tool for student success RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced survey results demonstrating a growing preference for online testing. Students who previously tested in WebAssign prefer this method to paper testing. Student responses also indicate that WebAssign is perceived to be...

2014-08-31 23:04:42

As students head back to high school or off to college, many will face an important education decision – what should I major in? Career guidance leader Career Key offers three back to school tips for choosing a high-quality college major test. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 As students head back to high school or off to college, many will face an important education decision: what should I major in or study after high school? Career guidance leader, Career Key,...

2014-08-29 23:07:58

Validation studies show that DISC personality tests have a high rate of test-retest reliability. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 When subjected to validation using the scientific method, DISC personality testing has been found to be one of the most consistent instruments for measuring behavior and personality type. DISC, MBTI, the Hartman Personality Profile, and the “Big 5” are some of the most popular methods of testing personality. Each of these testing tools uses a short...

2014-08-27 23:07:05

Caveon founder Dr. David Foster heads up the committee, sponsored by the International Test Commission, to develop and publish this groundbreaking international resource on test security. Midvale, Utah (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 After nearly four years of collaboration, the International Test Commission (ITC) has released the first-ever International Test Commission (2014) International Guidelines on the Security of Tests, Examinations, and Other Assessments. The Guidelines were prepared...

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2014-08-20 05:10:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When your children are little, their drawings take a place of pride on your refrigerator, whether or not you can tell what they meant to draw. Have you ever wondered, though, what those drawings might mean? According to a new study from King's College London, to be published in Psychological Science, how a 4-year old child draws pictures of other children could be a predictor of intelligence by age 14. The researchers collected data...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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