TITLE

College to test new students' literacy online

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;May2004, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pembrokeshire College in Wales will use an online assessment system to screen the literacy and numeracy skills of students joining the further education college this autumn. The new assessment system is integrated with the college's Managed Learning Environment, which was provided by education IT specialist FD Learning.
ACCESSION #
13135778

 

Related Articles

  • Training puts it all under virtual control.  // Process Engineering;May/Jun2011, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p60 

    The article offers information about Pembrokeshire College, an important training center for the process industries in Wales.

  • COURSES: Training puts it all under virtual control.  // Corporate Adviser (Online Edition);5/12/2011, p1260 

    The article presents information on the Pembrokeshire College in Pembrokeshire, Wales which is an important training centre for the process industries. It informs that the training centre include a Virtual Control Room (VCR) which includes four trainee workstations laid out as a conventional...

  • Managing learning.  // e.learning age;May2004, p22 

    Reports on the plan of Pembrokeshire College in Wales to extend its computerized online system to assess the basic skills of students. Objective testing of students to ascertain their levels of literacy and numeracy; Implementation of student induction programs; Statement issued by Geoff...

  • Testing Information Literacy in Digital Environments: ETS's iSkills Assessment. Katz, Irvin R. // Information Technology & Libraries;Sep2007, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p3 

    Despite coming of age with the Internet and other technology, many college students lack the information and communication technology (ICT) literacy skills necessary to navigate, evaluate, and use the overabundance of information available today. This paper describes the development and early...

  • Computerized adaptive testing for reading placement and... Shermis, Mark D.; Wolting, Mary // Journal of Developmental Education;Winter96, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p18 

    Focuses on a study with the purpose of developing a reading placement test for entering college undergraduates, that would be administered in a computerized adaptive testing environment. Factors which contribute to the problem of the placement of students into reading programs; Predictor of the...

  • A decline in numeracy skills among bioscience undergraduates. Tariq, Vicki N // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Spring2002, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p76 

    This study provides evidence of a decline in basic numeracy skills among first-year bioscience undergraduate students. The results of two types of numeracy test are presented. The first, a test of conceptualised numeracy skills which forms a component of an introductory microbiology module,...

  • Block Grassroots projects -definitely worth the effort. Gunn, Holly // School Libraries in Canada;2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p41 

    Reports on the Block GrassRoots Projects relating to information skills technology for the students in Canada. Curriculum initiative requirements of the teachers on the Grassroots; Steps in finding the theme of the project for teachers; Significance of time and planning on the successful...

  • Build better IT teams.  // Computer Weekly;2/14/2002, p20 

    Reports the inauguration of the survey of information technology (IT) skills and aptitudes in Great Britain. Completion of 1,800 IT professionals of more than 3,000 aptitude test; Need of businesses to employ IT professionals; Importance of business and communication skills of IT professionals.

  • Changing teaching for a changing world: Implications of the knowledge explosion. JOHNSON, PHILIP E. // Community College Review;Winter91, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p54 

    Discusses the implications of the information explosion on community college students. Process education, experiential learning and facilitative learning; Informal evaluation of experiential learning program.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics