Center for Collaboration and Development

Online Testing Workshops

March 26, 2014 to March 28, 2014
Portland and Gorham

Rucha ModakPieter TryzelaarSusan KingThe Office of Academic Assessment and the CTEL are offering informational workshops regarding Online Assessment options on the Portland and Gorham campuses in February and March 2014.


USM's Director of Academic Assessment Susan King, and CTEL Learning Designers Pieter Tryzelaar and Rucha Modak will facilitate the workshops. These workshops are open to any faculty members who are interested in exploring alternatives to paper-based course exams. As mentioned to you last fall semester, the paper-based exam-scanning services, provided by the Office of Academic Assessment, will no longer be offered at USM after May 2014.


The first part of the workshops will provide an "overview" of online assessment options and best practices, and the second part will cover a demonstration of the "specifics" on how to get started with setting up online assessment in Blackboard.


Workshop dates are listed below. Dates are available in February and March, on the Portland and Gorham campuses.


  • Wednesday | 3/26 | 12:00-1:30pm | Room 104 Bailey Hall | Gorham campus
  • Friday | 3/28 | 12:00-1:30pm |  Room 214 Abromson | Portland campus

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 Susan King

Susan King is the Director of Academic Assessment at USM, where she has worked for over 25 years conducting testing and assessment studies.  Her current projects include assisting academic departments with their course and program assessments, conducting institutional assessment studies, and overseeing the campus course evaluation process. Susan's graduate work focused on adult education learning & development, and higher educational assessment. She can be contacted at


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