Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

Posts specifically on SharePoint 2010

Seven SharePoint Assessment Slideshares

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a presentation shared on Slideshare must be worth quite a few blog articles!  Here are seven Slideshare presentations that you may not have seen. All are relevant to the theme of … Continue reading

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How to use SharePoint to track annual competency tests: Part 2 – Elusive reminders

Like many others, I have to organize annual competence tests – everyone in my company has to pass a test once a year on data security. I use a SharePoint list to manage who has taken the test when, see … Continue reading

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SharePoint adopted faster than any other application I’ve ever seen!

Thought leader interview with Ed Kelty, CIO of Rio Salado College in Arizona, USA Ed, who are Rio Salado College and what is your role? Rio Salado College is the largest online public community college in the nation with nearly … Continue reading

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How to pass candidate name into an assessment from Office 365’s SharePoint Online

Calling a quiz, survey or test from SharePoint? Want to pass in the name of the candidate / student / participant into an external assessment program? How do you do this from Office 365’s SharePoint Online? You could use a … Continue reading

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Little known ways to share assessments in SharePoint

Do you want to share a quiz you’ve put in your SharePoint site so a colleague can use it in theirs? Do you want to share a test with another site administrator so they can use it on their own … Continue reading

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New white paper : 14 uses for Assessment in SharePoint

Questionmark have just published a free white paper, Learning and Assessment on SharePoint.  In the white paper, we describe14 different ways in which our assessments can be used within SharePoint: As social learning to support a formal learning program Assessments … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010 is a year old today!

HC6MWPHNQCZE Happy birthday SharePoint 2010 – today a year ago on May 12th 2010, Microsoft launched SharePoint 2010. Microsoft described the launch as “the biggest release we’ve ever done of SharePoint” and there was much mention of its social networking … Continue reading

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Pushing results into SharePoint from an Assessment System using Email

I’ve been looking at ways of getting results from assessments into a SharePoint list. Once you do this, you can report on them within SharePoint and look at using other lists or workflow to take actions – for instance collate … Continue reading

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How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first time?

If you’re presenting on SharePoint, it can be a great idea to give attendees the opportunity to practice. Here is what I did at  the Questionmark user conference, in case it helps others with similar needs. I wanted people to … Continue reading

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Pass a name from SharePoint 2010 to an assessment program using the Content Editor Web Part

My earlier post explained why you might want to pass in a name from SharePoint into an assessment program via the CEWP (Content Editor Web Part), and gave the JavaScript to do this in SharePoint 2007. SharePoint 2010 has a … Continue reading

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