Change the Debate on Digital Assessment

Enough with the Handwritten Exams, Universities Say. But Commenters Say Otherwise. This article in the Times, brought on the 4th of November, approaches a sensitive subject - handwriting. The basis of the article is that fact that more and more universities are...

Is Open Source Safe for Digital Exams?

One of the fears we typically encounter is that online exams will increase the academic dishonesty among students, citing the conclusion that using computers provides the students with more opportunities to cheat. But this is not necessarily the case. According to a...

The Point of Paperless Exams

What is the Meaning of Paperless Exams? One of the most noticeable results of digitising your exam and assessment process is that the process becomes paperless, which essentially means that all information processes such as letters and printouts are replaced with a...

How Written Math Exams Are Accomplished in WISEflow

For students especially, exams are very result-oriented. And, as an exam is an environment of measurement, that is only natural, but sometimes you need to focus on the process, not just the outcome. This is true in life – and in math exams as well. In math exams, it...

Plagiarism: Maintaining the Academic Integrity

Maintaining the Academic Integrity in Higher Education Teaching in higher education has many positive sides – confronting students with their plagiarised essays and breach of academic integrity is not one of them. It is something most educators dread, but at the same...

Accessibility in WISEflow

Accessibility in WISEflow The need for better accessibility, both physically and digitally, is rapidly becoming more and more apparent throughout the world. Organisations and businesses are increasing their focus on how they can improve their service, product or...

The Importance of Accessibility in Higher Education

The Need to Support Accessibility in Higher Education An increasing number of students entering higher education in the UK are doing so with one or more disabilities. According to the HEFCE, 56% more students with a known disability entered a full-time first-degree...

Reducing Stress in Higher Education with Digital Tools

When we talk about exams and tests, we often talk about stress and anxiety in the same breath. And in the world of higher education, this means quite often. Exam stress and the anxiety linked to tests can express themselves in many ways and have even more causes. But...

The Rubrics Module in WISEflow

As an introduction to our new Rubrics module in WISEflow, our Executive Director Rasmus Blok made some videos explaining what the Rubrics module is and how it works (Part 1) and what the advantages of using Rubrics are (Part 2) Part 1 – What Is Rubrics?...

A Digital Approach to the TEF

To ensure quality in teaching and help students with their future employment prospects, a digital approach is key. This is especially true for the assessment procedure in HEIs, as this educational key practice is notoriously underrepresented in digitisation...