Digital Literacy Is Key in Modern Higher Education

Digital Literacy Is Key in Modern Higher Education Literacy has through most of history had a pretty forward definition: the ability to read and write. And while the term has met attempts at redefinition from multiple angles, pointing out that communicating and...

The Largest Percieved Barrier for Digital Assessments

Implementing new methods and tools at an established institution is bound to encounter obstacles. For educational institutions and the implementation of electronic assessment, the largest barrier seems to be spatial  and/or economical, according to a 2018...

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...