Apperson DataLink Ascend Higher Ed

For Higher Education & Scan Centers

DataLink Ascend is an assessment management solution that combines high speed scanning and best in class support with a cloud-based platform for exam scoring, reporting, analysis, communication and online testing.

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Simplify Assessment Management with DataLink Ascend

Move beyond the clunky processes demanded by applications that are cumbersome to maintain, painful to update and never seem to work well together.

Cloud-based Platform

Access the latest data, features and updates anytime, anywhere, while minimizing cost and complexity of support.

Scanner Integration

Send results directly to DataLink Ascend from our high speed Sekonic scanners for instant reporting and analysis.

Reporting & Analysis

Empower instructors with interactive reports and analysis tools to reach a deeper understanding of student learning and institutional effectiveness.

Communication Tools

Update instructors and other stakeholders with automated emails containing links to their assessment dashboards, results, reporting, analysis tools and more.

Answer Key Management

Create, save and reuse answer keys with up to 10 different versions mapping back to one set of results and reports.

Integrated Online Assessment

Create and deliver assessments online, via paper and pencil, or a combination of the two and access all the data in one convenient cloud-based application.

Maximize productivity with our flagship Sekonic scanners

Scan through thousands of sheets per hour and send the data directly to Evo for instant reporting and analysis.

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Access Results, Analysis Tools, Gradebook Exports and More

Empower instructors with interactive reports, gradebook export and analysis tools to reach a deeper understanding of student learning and institutional effectiveness.

Interactive Item Analysis

Evaluate assessment effectiveness at a glance, or focus in on specific questions and students.

Live Results Grid

Watch results arrive in real time, make corrections on the fly and add essay scores, extra credit points and more.

Excel Report Collection

Generate an Excel Workbook including class results summary, histogram, results grid and more.

Gradebook Export

Export student scores to your LMS, such as Blackboard, ANGEL, Canvas and D2L.  More gradebooks are also on the way.

Create, Manage and Deliver Assessments Online

DataLink Ascend’s assessment creation platform and student portal are optimized for the online experience.

Rubric Creator

Build and store rubrics online and use them to grade responses quickly and intuitively.

Student Portal

Optimized for the online experience, supporting passages, images, videos, short answers, essays, optional time limits and more.

Assessment Library

Create, save, print and reuse assessments over time.

Constructed Response

Create short answer, essay and other question types in addition to multiple choice and true/false.

Multi-Media Capability

Include passages, images or videos to enhance question content.

Timed Tests

Set an optional time limit for online assessments.

Assessment Dashboard

View open and completed assessments, grade constructed response questions or view results for any assessment.

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