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Learnosity acquires Questionmark
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Company
News & announcements

Learnosity acquires Questionmark to accelerate expansion into fast-growing learning and development market

Big news! Learnosity has acquired Questionmark, the end-to-end assessments, proctoring, badging, and reporting solutions provider.

by Learnosity
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Product
Data & Insights
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What 39.3 million learners taught us about the future of assessment

In October 2020, Learnosity delivered 2.15 billion questions to millions of students as digital assessment provided a lifebuoy for an industry in crisis. Here's what we learned.

by Gavin Cooney CEO & Co-founder
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Process
Engineering
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Scaling in the time of COVID: How we run load tests at Learnosity

Senior Software Engineer Olivier Mehani on running a load test to keep Learnosity’s system performant in the face of dramatic user growth.

by Olivier Mehani Senior Software Engineer

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Principles
Learning & Development
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Want to foster greater diversity in the workplace? Start with how you assess candidates

The drive toward greater workforce diversity is part of the battle for talent and another reason why employee assessment needs to evolve. In the Internet’s…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
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Principles
Learning & Development
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Can student math performance in the US rise above the tide?

Student math performance in the US currently lags well behind its economic rivals. How can it catch up?

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Principles
Learning & Development
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How to drive digital assessment beyond the MCQ test

Assessment in the Digital Age has been slow to advance much beyond assessment in the Industrial Age – but why? The phonograph changed music forever.…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
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Principles
Learning & Development
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Remote learning: Can education find its focus in a world of distractions?

The age of remote learning has dawned. But can education compete with the big tech players in the war for students' attention?

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
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Principles
Strategy
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5 questions you need to ask before building an assessment tool

How to be confident that you’re making the right decisions for your learning product.

by Seán Kenehan Associate Editor
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Principles
Design
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High product standards begin with strong design principles

Creating strong core design principles plays an essential part in maintaining high product and user experience standards.

by Andy Warboys Design Lead
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Principles
Engineering
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“Accessibility shouldn’t be a separate consideration”

Learnosity's Adam Bextream talks process, priorities, and his hopes for the future of accessibility and inclusive design.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Principles
Strategy
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Not Invented Here Syndrome explained

Not Invented Here Syndrome is an unwillingness to engage ideas that aren't your own. Here's how that stunts innovation in every industry – including edtech.

by Seán Kenehan Associate Editor
Process
Engineering
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Infrastructure as code: Successfully scaling to new heights

How do you prepare a product to meet the demands of a rapidly growing user base? Meet someone who knows. Alan Garfield is a busy…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
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Process
Updates & Product Tips
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What a VPAT reveals about Learnosity’s approach to accessibility

Product Manager Adam Bextream explains why Learnosity’s Voluntary Product Accessibility Template is testament to our unwavering commitment to helping customers become more accessible all the time.

by Adam Bextream Product Manager
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Process
Design
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Why user research adds more value to products than user assumptions

Product Designer Kimberly Wong on why the best way of building tools that support learning is by bringing end-users into the process sooner rather than later.

by Kimberly Wong Product Designer
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Process
People & Culture
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Working together to work remotely

Business continuity is a by-product of spending years fostering a resilient company and culture.

by Megan Narain Senior Business Operations Specialist
System loadtesting
Process
Engineering
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How we manipulated Locust to test system performance under pressure

User increases during the back-to-school period challenges our engineers to find new ways of ensuring rock-solid system reliability at all times.

by Olivier Mehani Senior Software Engineer
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Process
Design
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Designing for accessibility is daunting – until you start doing

The best way of enshrining accessibility in product development is by taking action and getting conversations going early and often.

by Jasha Aitchison Product Designer
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Product
Learning & Development
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Math literacy and metacognition: Swapping repetition for reflection

STEM Product Manager Kathleen Hake looks at the role of metacognition in promoting math literacy and how assessment for learning must evolve.

by Kathleen Hake STEM Product Manager
Product
Updates & Product Tips
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Here’s one simple way we make your content more secure

Enforcing 2FA for Author Site users makes it significantly more difficult for attackers to access your content – here's how.

by Tyler Nienhouse Software Engineer
Action Builder use cases
Product
Updates & Product Tips
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Unblock test navigation: 5 Action Builder use cases

Simplifying assessment navigation should always be a priority for product owners and content creators. Learnosity’s Action Builder makes it easy.

by Learnosity
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Product
Customer Support
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How we relaunched our help content to better serve our customers

The primary job of help content is to empower customers to help themselves. Here's how we went about it.

by Edwin Dawson Technical Writer
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Product
Engineering
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“Perfect practice makes perfect”: Inside the making of Learnosity Math

Jeff Dyer, the brains behind Learnosity’s powerful Math assessment engine, talks programming, product, and philosophy.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Product
Updates & Product Tips
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Easier versioning for Learnosity APIs

Unifying versioning across our APIs to make it simpler for your Product, Development, and QA teams.

by Mark Lynch Chief Technical Officer
Mutya Aller Learnosity
People
Customer Support
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Our people: Mutya Aller

Mutya Aller is a food-obsessed support engineer who works in Learnosity's Sydney office where she solves technical issues and educates clients about Learnosity's products.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
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People
Customer Support
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Our people: Horacio Balseiro

Horacio Balseiro is a support engineer in Learnosity's New York office who appreciates the finer things in life - good wines, art museums ... and climbing stairs.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
People
Customer Support
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Our people: Angelique Dubois

A native of Burgundy, France, Angelique is a member of Learnosity's support team in Dublin, where she uses her expertise to make life easier for clients.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor