Description: Open forum for members to discuss pertinent topics
Date: July 9 at 9 am PST
Abstract: Come and learn more about Microsoft Teams as a virtual proctoring tool to consider for your institution. This presentation will provide you with an overview of the software, and how it has been used at a NAIT, Humber and Camosun Colleges. We will also provide attendees with an overview of strengths, weaknesses and points to consider.
Erin Saiko, Manager, Assessment Centre, NAIT, Edmonton, AB
Shane Bentham, Manager, Testing and Integrated Services, Humber College, Toronto, ON
Dustin Van Gerven, Coordinator, Assessment and Testing, Camosun College, Victoria, BC
Date: June 19, 2020 at 9 am PST
Resuming testing services at a post-secondary institution during a pandemic
Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on testing services in higher education. In most cases, testing centers have closed and/or transitioned to virtual services. Eventually testing centers will reopen, but how will testing services be provided during a pandemic? This presentation is designed to answer that question based on experience. Specifically, the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Assessment Centre resumed limited testing services at the beginning of May. To reopen, the Centre had to revamp its procedures in order to adhere to social distancing and other pandemic protocols. During this webinar, an overview of these changes and their impact on testing will be presented.
Presenter: Dr. Cindy L. James, Thompson Rivers University, BC
Date: May 25th at 10:00 am PST & May 22nd at 8:30 am PST