Instructional Designers: An Introduction

When you are newly employed it can be a natural impulse to speculate about the nature of the work done by your colleagues. As a recently hired staff member, I admittedly spent a little more time trying to figure out how to weasel my way out of a cubicle and into an office than I…

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Proctored Testing – What Does the Future Hold?

At the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center [UPTC], we’ve seen a steady increase in testing volume each semester for the past two years. In the Fall 2014 semester just ended, UPTC administered 4,114 exams – an increase of 13% from Fall 2013. In fact, testing during the summer semester, which traditionally sees the lowest volume…

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