AICC Press Release #30

Sugar City, Idaho USA

AICC Certifies Questionmark™ Perception™ Version 3.1

Sugar City, Idaho USA - The this week certified Version 3.1 Questionmark™ Perception™ testing and assessment software as compliant with AGR 010 (The AICC Guideline for Web Based Computer Managed Instruction Systems).

Two years ago, Perception became the first assessment software system to achieve the AICC standard. The new award reaffirms Perception’s ability to link seamlessly with learning management systems that are also compliant with the AICC guideline.

"The AICC standard has enabled us to easily integrate with all sorts of learning management systems," said Questionmark President Eric Shepherd. "Maintaining our support of AICC allows our customers to upgrade to Perception version 3 simply and easily. With our AICC certification, customers can deploy a scalable testing and assessment solutions without incurring any significant integration costs."

William A. McDonald, Learning Technology Architect for FlightSafetyBoeing (and AICC Independent Test Lab Chairman) remarked, "With AICC re-certification, Question Mark has clearly demonstrated its long-term committment to the AICC guidelines and continues to be a sterling example for other vendors in this space to follow."

About the AICC

The AICC’s mission is to provide and promote information, guidelines, and standards that result in the cost effective implementation of CBT and WBT. They have set the standards of interoperable learning technology. Their web site can be seen at

About Questionmark and Perception:
Questionmark has been producing testing and assessment software enabling educators and trainers to write, administer, and report on tests and surveys securely using individual PCs, local networks, the Internet, and intranets. Businesses, governments, schools, colleges, and universities in more than 50 countries use Questionmark software. Typical applications include exams, quizzes, study aids, diagnostic tests, pre-course skills assessments, and course evaluations. Questionmark has offices in Stamford, CT, London, UK, Brussels, Belgium, and Melbourne Australia.

Perception allows people to create question files without programming experience or knowledge of HTML. Users can create multiple question banks from which to assemble tests and surveys, organizing questions into topics and sub-topics. They can shuffle questions and answers for each participant and preview sessions to see how they will appear post-deployment. Question types include multiple choice, multiple response, numeric, word response, essay, fill-in-the-blank, matching/ranking, hot spot, drag and drop, and matrix. They can present questions with videos, graphics and a wide variety of styles and can be deployed in Windows or Web environments.