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The Case for Computerized Testing as a Learning Tool

The Case for Computerized Testing as a Learning Tool

Anecdotal evidence supporting the case for testing as a studying tool has been around for years. However, the subject appears to be gaining momentum as a multitude of studies have been published showing a correlation between testing and learning. Some of these studies look at testing and learning in general and give strong evidence that students who practice retrieving information learn more efficiently than those students who employ elaborate study strategies like memorizing, chapter outlining, and concept diagramming.
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Anchorage expands use of OWL

Anchorage School District using OWL Testing Software for Oral Proficiency Workshops in Five Languages
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OWL version 3.8

With version 3.8, we have added enhanced file exchange and online security capabilities to help our users who create and administer online testing. OWL's new parsing report gives more advanced test creators one place to see all the system elements on their test.
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OWL version 3.7

OWL version 3.7 offers new features, like our new Translation Item, that can expand your language testing capabilities. And now, with OWL's Automatic Notifications and Student Self-Registration, you can have even more ways to communicate with your students.
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Happy Birthday to OWL! 10 Years of Excellence in Online Testing

Happy Birthday to OWL! 10 Years of Excellence in Online Testing

Ten years ago, the co-founders of OWL Testing Software knew that they were looking at a proposition that could change the face language learning. The small Pittsburgh-based software firm was approached by the world languages coordinator at the largest metropolitan public school district in southwestern Pennsylvania with a request to create a new kind of computer-based assessment tool. They were looking to accomplish more than simply turning their well-worn standardized tests into a computerize document -- simply replacing the pencil with a mouse click.
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Columbia is now OWL Testing Software for ESL English Speaking Proficiency Assessments

Columbia University is now using OWL Testing Software for ESL English Speaking Proficiency Assessments of Incoming Doctoral Students
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College of Staten Island-CUNY selects OWL Testing Software

The College of Staten Island-CUNY is using OWL Testing Software for Language Testing of more than 800 Students
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OWL Testing Software releases OWL Individual Instructor

OWL Testing Software Introduces Affordable Online Test Delivery Software for Individual Instructors and Small Businesses
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NYU-SCPS chooses OWL Testing Software

NYU-SCPS chooses OWL Testing Software for Language Proficiency Assessments for Two Programs within its Division of Liberal Studies and Allied Arts
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University of TN at Knoxville installs OWL

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK) Installs OWL Testing Software for English Speaking Proficiency (ESL) Testing
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