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Observation Engine Version 3.3.1 is here!

Version 3.3.1 of Observation Engine™ has just been released! After Version 3.3’s launch of our Lessons feature, Version 3.3.1 includes several updates that improve the usability of the system as Authors and Managers begin to manage many more Tests, Studies,

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Observation Engine Release 3.3 Features Online Learning for Teachers and Evaluators

Observation Engine™ enters the world of online learning and offers even more flexibility for school systems to improve and implement their training and calibration efforts. With the release of v3.3, administrators can create online Lessons targeted towards specific areas of

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Florida Consortium Identifies Cross-Protocol Commonalities

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The North East Florida Educational Consortium (NEFEC), on behalf of member and participating districts, has been using Observation Engine™ to support inter-rater reliability among school-based administrators. Building on current research, Dr. Shane Jay Fairbairn and Mark Bracewell are developing a

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Observation Engine Release 3.2 Allows for a Customized Scoring Experience

Version 3.2 of the Observation Engine™ offers school systems even more flexibility with customizing the scoring experience for Observers. The Observation Engine will allow Authors to focus on scoring certain domains through the option of excluding some domains or allowing

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Observation Engine Release 3.1 Introduces Consensus Building

Observation Engine™ Version 3.1 features a number of enhancements, including new “consensus-building” functionality specifically designed to assist in the master scoring process of videos. Along with improved reporting and management capabilities, Observation Engine v3.1 showcases a new video player capable

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Oklahoma Implements Empirical’s Observation Engine for Certification of Classroom Observers

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Tulsa Public Schools, the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma Administration, and Empirical Education Inc. just announced the launch of Observation Engine™ to implement the Teacher and Leader Effectiveness program in the state of Oklahoma. Tulsa Public Schools has purchased Empirical Education’s Observation Engine, an online certification

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