Assessment platform, research-based readiness assessments, custom assessments

The SmarterAssessments™ platform helps organizations measure the readiness and performance of their learners, faculty, and programs across a range of standardized and customer-developed assessments. It is used to design and deploy customized assessments. Our suite of readiness assessments – SmarterMeasure – include the Learning Readiness Indicator, Teaching with Technology Readiness Indicator, Competency Based Education Readiness Indicator, and Math & Writing Readiness Indicator.

SmarterMeasure Suite of Readiness Assessments

Learning Readiness Indicator (LRI)

NON-COGNITIVE

Quantifies a learner’s level of readiness to study online and/or in a technology rich environment by measuring non-cognitive variables of Individual Attributes (motivation, procrastination), Learning Styles, Life Factors (time, support resources), Technical Skills and Competency, On-screen Reading Rate and Recall, and Typing Speed & Accuracy.

Competency Based Education Readiness Indicator (CBERI)

NON-COGNITIVE

Quantifies a learner’s level of readiness to study in a competency based education course or program. Measuring goodness of fit in 7 areas including Situational Awareness, Individual Attributes, Self-Assessment of Competencies, Life Factors, Learning Preferences, Self-Efficacy, and Personal Perception of Non-Cognitive Attributes.

Teaching with Technology Readiness Indicator (TTRI)

The standard TTRI is a 103-item assessment that measures readiness in 7 areas to determine if faculty are prepared to teach in an online course or high tech environment. The seven sections include Technology Skills, Regulation Skills, Teaching Skills,Technology Integration,Technology Vocabulary & Access, and Keyboarding Software. Implementing the TTRI allows professional development teams to identify qualified faculty and recognize gaps in training resources.

Writing Readiness Indicator (WRI)

COGNITIVE

A 30-item assessment measures readiness across three concepts—Writing Apprehension, Grammar, Usage, and Style, and Structure of Academic Writing—to identify learners who may need additional testing and support to be successful in a college-level course which requires writing skills.

Math Readiness Indicator (MRI)

COGNITIVE

A 30-item assessment measures 24 math skills grouped into ten concepts to identify learners who may need additional testing and support to be successful in a math course. Concepts include: Whole Number Computation, Factoring, Decimals, Equations, Fractions, Percentages, Integers, Currency, Time, and Geometry.

Why use SmarterAssessments?

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Provides Centralized Management for all assessments

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Maximizes efficiency by deploying assessments on a single secure platform

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Delivers suite of researched and validated SmarterMeasure readiness assessments

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Integrates into third-party learning management systems

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Optimizes scales to administer assessments to large population

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Uses multi-media report builder to deliver custom feedback to improve student performance