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Cheating? Everyone Used to Do It!

Cheating? Everyone Used to Do It!

Cheating? Everyone Used to Do It! | A discussion of how online testing software can improve testing integrity | Just look up the topic of “cheating on tests” on the internet and you might be surprised find thousands of links—everything from studies showing the widespread prevalence of cheating to tips for students on how to cheat! Most of the methods for cheating have been around for a long time and are well known—such as crib sheets, passing down tests from student to student and year to year, or simply looking on someone else’s paper. Nowadays, students are finding new and unintended uses for modern technology in their quest to pass courses the easy way.
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OWL version 3.6.9

OWL version 3.6.9.0 offers enhancements for all users.
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The Language of Climate Change

The Language of Climate Change

Making the case for climate change reform in a common language | Many think tanks and non-governmental organizations in the United States and Europe wield multi million-dollar budgets with the aim of reducing environmental degradation and climate change on a global scale. Yet very few of these institutions offer materials in the foreign languages spoken by corporate leaders, civil servants, and citizens' groups in countries the expected to make changes in environmental policy.
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OWL version 3.6

Highlights Include Support for Safari, Recording of Oral Comments and Feedback on Assessments, and Flash-Based Practice Activity Modules
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OWL Testing Software Presenting to Interagency Language Roundtable Testing Committee

OWL Testing Software announced today that they have been invited to present to the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Testing Committee this month.
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Oral Proficiency Testing

Oral Proficiency Testing

Should Teachers be Involved in the Testing and Rating Process? | As proficiency testing becomes more widespread in standards-based communicative language programs, the question arises, should a school district or institute of higher learning outsource the rating of student speech and writing samples?
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UT Knoxville Selects OWL Testing Software

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Selects OWL Testing Software for Administering English Proficiency Testing
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MIIS Chooses OWL Testing Software

Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) Chooses OWL Testing Software for Language Assessment and Program Evaluation Expertise
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American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

What's in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for Education Technology | A cursory level examination of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 relative to education technology. This article doesn't constitute legal advice and is intended solely for general information purposes.
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New Test Conversion Services

OWL Testing Software Announces New Test Conversion Service During Annual CALICO Conference
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