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  • Vantage Learning CEO: Computers can now competently grade essays August 30, 2018 Are you still grading written work by hand? Artificial intelligence capable of grading students’ answers on multiple choice, true or false, fill-in-the-blank and other basic question formats has been commonplace for years now. Technology that can grade essays is another story.
  • McCann Associates Introduces New Advances in Testing, Student Assessment, and Diagnostic Testing July 26, 2018 Langhorne — This month McCann Associates, a world leader in higher education technologies celebrates several significant milestones including a new president, new clients, and updates to its key products. McCann Associates proudly welcomes the newest addition to its team—Mr. Mark Shay. As a business leader with a long history of success helping higher education institutions recruit, ...
  • Top Job and Career Search Best Practices Explained in the New GEPA℠ and JSRA℠ Development Guides, Providing Job Seekers an Advantage in Career Search September 17, 2014 YARDLEY, PA — McCann Associates and Boyer Management Group are pleased to announce the fifth editions of two of their job and career search textbooks are now available to help job seekers obtain a better job, faster, in their field of interest. The new, advanced editions of the Graduate Employment Preparedness Assessment℠ (GEPA℠) and the Job ...
  • McCann Associates Successfully Deploys National Healthcare Interpreters Credentialing Examination April 22, 2014 Yardley, Pa. — McCann Associates, a leader in the deployment of high-stakes testing and certification assessments for professional credentialing and educational purposes, reports a record number of potential healthcare interpreters successfully taking and  passing the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters’ (CCHI)Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CHI) and Associate Healthcare Interpreter (AHI) credentialing examinations. CCHI’s Certified Healthcare Interpreter examination ...
  • McCann Associates, Boyer Management Group Offer College Students and Recent Grads the Ultimate Job-Search Resource December 17, 2013 Fourth Edition of Graduate Employment Preparedness Assessment℠ Development Guide Provides Most Up-to-Date Methods for Securing Employment YARDLEY, PA – McCann Associates, the leading provider of online assessment tools, has combined Measured Success™, its online assessment platform, with the employment search expertise of Boyer Management Group, to create the definitive, most up-to-date resource for college students and recent grads ...
  • McCann Associates Launches PERT Rx: Online Personalized Assessment and Intervention Resources to Help Florida Students Be Better Prepared for the PERT August 16, 2013 Yardley, PA (August 16, 2013)  Annually, thousands of Florida high school students take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT). The exam is the statewide standard for the determination of a student’s readiness for college level mathematics, reading, and writing. With the PERT being a key student learning indicator, McCann Associates, the exam’s developer, has created ...
  • McCann Associates Leads Discussion on Creating Exceptional College Writers at Virginia Community College’s New Horizons Conference April 1, 2013 Vantage Learning and McCann Associates Executives Scott Kramer and Matt Daneker will be presenting the company’s dynamic MY Access!® application and its impact on student writing for higher education at the New Horizons Conference in Roanoke, Va., on April 3, 2013. Yardley, Pa (PRWEB) April 1, 2013 Scott Kramer and Matt Daneker, executives from McCann Associates—a division ...
  • Cengage Learning Unveils Details of Write Experience September 2, 2011   Cengage Learning Unveils Details of Write Experience; an Innovative Approach to Drafting and Assessing Written Assignments Using Artificial Intelligence Stamford, CT, August 30, 2011—Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, introduces Write Experience, an innovative new digital technology created to automatically assess writing assignments ...
  • Crossing Boundaries: Postsecondary Readiness Assessment in Florida July 19, 2011 Original article written by Judith Bilsky and published by Change Magazine     No one, least of all educators, would dispute that scholarly collaboration by all players in the educational pipeline is key to the seamless, successful progression of students from pre-K to university study. In reality, mutually defining the learning expectations common to K-12 and higher ...
  • Higher Ed Partnership Aims to Improve Outcomes for Virginia Community College Students June 20, 2011 Unique diagnostic and placement platform targets students’ deficiencies to help them succeed EWING, NJ  (June 7, 2011) – McCann Associates and Virginia’s Community Colleges  (VCCS)  are collaborating to implement McCann’s College Success™ platform as the diagnostic and placement testing system for all of Virginia’s 23 community colleges. Working in accordance with VCCS developmental courses redesign, the College ...