The examination room of the future – today! An assessment first for Farnborough Sixth Form College

On Wednesday 13 December at Farnborough Sixth Form College eighty students took their IT Key Skills – Level 2 exams. Nothing unusual about that, you may say, but all the students were in the same room and sitting next to each other completing the assessment on-line. What made this different was the use of privacy filters to prevent learners seeing each other’s work.

Privacy filters have been developed by 3M for use in the business and commercial setting, to prevent sensitive on-screen information from being viewed by others, typically when executives are working whilst travelling in planes or trains. Neighbours in adjacent seats are unable to read a laptop screen with a privacy filter in place.

Continues at source: http://www.farnboroughsfc2.ac.uk/home/news.aspx?id=43

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