Remark Software http://remarksoftware.com/ Remark OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) Software for grading tests and collecting and analyzing data from paper assessments, surveys, evaluations and other forms Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:17:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Please congratulate our newest inductee to the Remark Customer Hall of Fame, Dan Fullerton http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/08/please-congratulate-our-newest-inductee-to-the-remark-customer-hall-of-fame-dan-fullerton/ Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:42:18 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5898 […]]]> Dan Fullerton Remark Customer Hall of FameWe are pleased to induct Dan Fullerton into our Remark Customer Hall of Fame. Dan uses Remark Office OMR to grade assessments in all of his high school physics classes, while incorporating Skills Based Grading to prepare his students for the Regents Physics Exam at the end of the school year. With the help of Remark Quick Stats, he is able to provide students with personalized reports detailing what they understand and what needs improvement. We greatly appreciate Dan’s valuable feedback and suggestions throughout the years on our Remark Products.

You can read the full Remark Customer Hall of Fame article here.

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Scoring Test Bubble Sheets with Remark Test Grading Windows Edition and a #Panasonic KV-S2087 http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/07/scoring-test-bubble-sheets-with-remark-test-grading-edition-for-windows-and-a-panasonic-kv-s2087-edtech/ Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:26:34 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5596 […]]]> Remark Test Grading for Windows Version 2 - Condensed Item Analysis ReportSee how to grade a multiple choice test with Remark Test Grading Windows Edition. Teachers can create their own custom test bubble sheets and print them on regular paper, saving time and money over traditional OMR scanning systems. Completed tests are scanned using an image scanner or multi-function printer (MFP). In this video demonstration we scan the completed test answer sheets with a Panasonic KV-S2087 scanner. A filled-in answer sheet is included so when the tests are scanned, they are automatically graded! Teachers can review the students’ responses and quickly run powerful test grading reports. Each report is easily selected from the drop-down menu. All reports are displayed as PDF files and can be exported or emailed for easy sharing. Teachers can also export their test results to their gradebook or student management system.

Click here to learn more about Remark Test Grading Edition and how it can satisfy your test grading needs.

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Processing Ballots in Remark Office OMR on June 28, 2017 http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/06/upcoming-remark-support-webinar-processing-ballots-in-remark-office-omr-on-june-28-2017/ Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:20:03 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5682 […]]]> Paper ballot for scanningProcessing Ballots in Remark Office OMR, June 28, 2017 2:00 PM EDT

Remark Office OMR is known for grading and surveying but did you know you can also use it for ballots and counting responses? You will learn how to set up your form and template so you can tabulate your own ballots. A few examples of how balloting can be used include electing committee officers, government elections, or choosing a prom queen and king. This webinar is targeted to intermediate Remark Office OMR users with a specific need for balloting.

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Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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Looking forward to exhibiting at #ISTE17 in San Antonio, TX http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/06/looking-forward-to-exhibiting-at-iste17-in-san-antonio-tx/ Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:32:02 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5827 […]]]> Gravic's Remark Software at ISTEGravic is excited to be exhibiting at the ISTE Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX on June 26-28. We will be demonstrating how to grade tests from anywhere with our Remark Test Grading Cloud solution. See how you can create custom test answer sheets and print them on plain paper. Scan completed tests using an image scanner or multifunction printer. Email completed test images to the cloud or upload them from any device with a modern web browser. Then use the built-in analysis reports to evaluate student and class performance. You can also export the grades to the gradebook of your choosing, such as Canvas, Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle, and more.

Stop by booth #2820 to learn more about how Remark Test Grading Cloud can meet your test grading needs. Sign up for a free trial version of Remark Test Grading Cloud. We’ll also have a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card! This year’s conference will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, located at 900 E. Market Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205. You can stop by our booth during the following expo hours:

  • Monday, June 26th 9:30AM – 5:30PM
  • Tuesday, June 27th 9:30AM – 5:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 28th 9:30AM – 2:30PM

We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio! If you cannot attend the conference, feel free to download a free demo or sign up for a webinar.

Remark Test Grading Cloud

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Create a Safety Observation Form in #Microsoft #Word for Automatic Data Collection with Remark Office OMR http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/06/create-a-safety-observation-form-in-microsoft-word-for-automatic-data-collection-with-remark-office-omr/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:36:32 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5647 […]]]> Safety Observation for Remark Office OMRDo you need to collect safety observation data? Learn how to create Remark Office OMR compatible plain paper safety observation forms for your job sites. Insert tables in Microsoft Word to align questions and answer choices. Use the OMR Bubbles font to create numbered answer choices. The OMR Bubbles font automatically downloads into your font directory with Remark Office OMR, and is also available for download from the Remark website. For other answer choices, simply use a capital O in a common font (Arial size 10-14 is recommended). Adjust the spacing and remove some of the borders to optimize the data collection with Remark Office OMR.

The form created in this video is one of our sample forms. Like all of our sample forms, it is available for download on our sample form page. Also available for download are demo files to use with this sample form and Remark Office OMR.

For more videos and ideas on how to use Remark Office OMR, visit the Remark Software YouTube channel.

For more information on Remark Office OMR please view the whitepaper, download a free working demo or sign up for a webinar.

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Looking forward to exhibiting @ASSE_Safety in Denver, CO on June 19-21 #Safety2017 http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/06/looking-forward-to-exhibiting-at-asse_safety-safety2017/ Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:38:36 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5804 […]]]> Remark Software exhibiting at Safety 2017 in booth #1932Gravic is happy to be exhibiting at the ASSE Safety Conference in Denver, CO on June 19-21. We will be demonstrating how Remark Office OMR collects and analyzes data from plain paper, customizable safety observations, assessments and other safety forms. See how you can automate your behavioral based safety observation form process with forms you create and print. Create your own observation forms in Word, Excel or other programs of your choice. Scanning is done using common image scanners or multifunction printers. Use the built-in analysis reports or export your data to a variety of different formats to feed your existing safety management system.  Stop by booth #1932 to learn how Remark Office OMR can fulfill your data collection needs. The conference will be held at the Colorado Convention Center located at 700 14th St. Denver, Colorado 80202.

You can stop by our booth #1932 to discuss your safety form data collection needs during the following expo hours:

    • Monday, June 19 3:00PM – 5:30PM
    • Tuesday, June 20 9:00AM – 3:30PM
    • Wednesday, June 21 9:00AM – 3:00PM

 

We hope to see you in Denver. If you are not able to make the conference, feel free to download a free working demo or sign up for a webinar to see the software in action.

Remark Software for Safety Data Collection

 

 

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Creating a Likert Scale with bubble answer options in #Microsoft #Word http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/06/creating-a-likert-scale-with-bubble-answer-options-in-microsoft-word/ Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:20:15 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5649 […]]]> Did you know you can use Likert scales on your surveys to more accurately collect data? See how to create a Likert scale with bubble answer options in Microsoft Word for processing in Remark Office OMR. Insert a table in Microsoft Word and add your questions, answer titles, and bubbles. You can create the bubbles by using the OMR Bubbles font, which automatically downloads into your font directory with Remark Office OMR and is available free for download from the Remark Software website. Adjust the spacing and remove borders to optimize collecting the data with Remark Office OMR.

For more videos like this one and ideas on how to use Remark Office OMR, visit the Remark Software YouTube channel.

 

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Simplify your test grading process with Remark Test Grading Cloud #edtech http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/05/simplify-your-test-grading-process-with-remark-test-grading-cloud-edtech/ Wed, 31 May 2017 18:30:03 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5644 […]]]> Remark Test Grading Cloud is an edtech Digest Award Cool Tool Finalist in 2017Tired of waiting in line to use the school’s test grading machine? Good news! You no longer have to! With Remark Test Grading Cloud you can grade tests with any image scanner or multi-function printer. Remark Test Grading Cloud can be used on any device with a modern web browser. The flexibility of Remark Test Grading Cloud allows you to scan and grade anywhere.

The test grading process with Remark Test Grading Cloud is simple. Start off by creating your own custom answer sheets and printing them on plain paper. Once the class has taken the test, upload the completed test images from your scanner, copier or Google Drive account. Once uploaded, the tests are graded instantly. The built-in grading reports provide analysis regarding student, class, and test performance. Powerful yet easy to use reports quickly give you the information you need to ensure students understand the material, freeing up your time to do what you do best… teach!

Click here to learn more about how Remark Test Grading Cloud can satisfy your test grading needs. Request a free trial to try it out for yourself.




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Looking forward to seeing everyone at #AIRFORUM2017 next week in Washington DC http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/05/looking-forward-to-seeing-everyone-at-airforum2017-next-week-in-washington-dc/ Thu, 25 May 2017 17:53:45 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5752 […]]]> Gravic is pleased to be exhibiting at the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum in Washington D.C. next week. Throughout the years we have exhibited at 20+ AIR Forums and many regional IR shows. We love seeing all of our IR customers and friends each year at AIR, and look forward to assisting your institutional research team with your surveying, course evaluation, assessment and testing needs. Please stop by our booth #405 to discuss your needs, see the latest versions of the Remark products, and for a chance to win an Amazon gift card.

The expo hall will be open on Wednesday May 31st from from 7:30am – 5:30pm and Thursday June 1st from 7:45am – 3:00pm. For more information on the show please visit the show website. The conference will be held at the Washington Marriott Marquis at 901 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

If you are not able to make it to Washington D.C. and would like to try out one of our products please download a free demo.

We hope to see you at the show!

Remark Software for Higher Education

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Helpful Template Editor Tools in Remark Office OMR on May 24, 2017 http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/05/upcoming-remark-support-webinar-helpful-template-editor-tools-in-remark-office-omr-on-may-24-2017/ Mon, 15 May 2017 15:13:23 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5680 […]]]> Helpful Template Editor Tools: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:00 PM EDT

Template Editor Remark Office OMRThere are many tools in the Remark Office OMR Template Editor that can make creating templates much easier. We will show you things like copy and paste special, undo/redo, spell check, resetting page images, auto aligning images, setting up reusable answer scales, reordering questions and adjusting region borders. All of these items can save you time when creating your form templates.

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Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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Remark Office OMR Solution Reduces Teacher Stress in Saudi Arabia http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/05/remark-office-omr-solution-reduces-teacher-stress-in-saudi-arabia/ Fri, 12 May 2017 14:37:54 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5668 […]]]> Remark Office OMR in Saudi Arabia by ComputekOur friends at Computek recently had an article published about using Remark Office OMR in schools and universities in Saudi Arabia. Computek International, headquartered in Egypt, specializes in technology development in education, business, engineering, and research fields. Their main objective is to “see educational technologies improve the learning opportunities of all people”. Computek International is the official reseller for Remark software in the Middle East and North Africa, selling both English and Arabic versions of Remark Office OMR.

The article explains that test administrators experience extreme stress at the end of test season, as they have to review exams before the holy month of Ramadan begins. Therefore, to alleviate some of the stress of teachers and administrators, many schools and universities have turned to Remark Office OMR. The software has been effectively Arabized for years and is compatible with the Noor system of Saudi Ministry of Education. The ease of use and accurate results reduce the time and effort needed to grade exams, and, in turn, reduces teachers’ stress at the end of the exam season.

You can read the full article here.

You can also learn more about Computek’s Remark solutions here.

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Exhibiting at the BETT Brazil EDUCAR conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/05/exhibiting-at-bett-brazil-educar-conference-in-sao-paulo-brazil-2/ Wed, 03 May 2017 13:47:14 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5602 […]]]> Once again, our partners at GB Network & Print will be showing our Remark Office OMR software at the BETT Brazil EDUCAR conference and expo in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Please stop by stand #107D to learn how other Brazilian schools are using the product, and see for yourself how the Remark software can assist your school to automatically process and analyze your tests and assessments.GB Network and Print and Gravic AT BETT Brazil Educar

Expo Hours:

  • May 10th, Wednesday from 9am – 7pm
  • May 11th, Thursday from 9am – 7pm
  • May 12th, Friday from 9am – 7pm
  • May 13th, Saturday from 9am – 7pm

We hope to see you at the show!

 

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GB Network & Print are our official distributors of our Remark products in Brazil providing local support and a Portuguese language version of the Remark Office OMR product.

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Looking forward to exhibiting at the #AAPOR Conference in New Orleans, LA http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/04/exhibiting-at-the-aapor-conference-in-new-orleans-la/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:49:49 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5507 […]]]> Remark Software's booth at AEA's annual meeting 2014We are pleased to be exhibiting at the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Annual Conference in New Orleans from May 18-21, 2017 in booth #25. We will be demonstrating how our flagship product, Remark Office OMR, simplifies the process of collecting and analyzing data from surveys, evaluations, and other feedback forms. This year’s conference will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans, located at 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130.

Exhibit Hours:

  • Thursday, May 18th from 3pm – 4pm
  • Friday, May 19th from 7am – 4:15pm
  • Saturday, May 20th from 7am – 1:45pm

You can learn more about the AAPOR Annual Conference here.

We hope to see you in New Orleans. If you cannot attend the conference, feel free to test your data collection needs with Remark Office OMR by trying a free demo version.

Learn more about what we will be showing at the AAPOR conference.

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Processing Forms in Remark Office OMR on April 26th, 2017 http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/04/upcoming-remark-support-webinar-processing-forms-in-remark-office-omr-on-april-26th-2017/ Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:50:46 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5491 […]]]> Data Center Remark Office OMRProcessing Forms: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

Your form has been designed, the template is created and now you are ready to process your respondents’ forms. This webinar will explain how to scan forms in the Remark Office OMR Data Center, including how to review exceptions prior to analyzing data. We will work with both survey and exam style forms.

This webinar is targeted to beginner Remark Office OMR software users.

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Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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Free Form Review Service For Remark Office OMR Forms http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/remark-office-omr-free-form-review-service/ Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:23:11 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5317 […]]]> Remark Office OMR SoftwareGravic’s Remark Product Group Support Team is always happy to review forms for compatibility with the Remark Office OMR software. You are allowed a great deal of flexibility in form design, but certain principles hold true to get the best accuracy. Our expert support staff can often find ways to increase form accuracy and avert potential problems during the design process. Take advantage of this free service before printing large quantities of forms or to see if your existing form(s) will work. Just send us your form via email or fax. Once we have your form we’ll look it over for potential problems and suggest improvements if needed. Don’t forget to follow our form guidelines whenever you design a form.

To submit a form for review please fax a copy to Support at +1.610. 647.8771 or email a copy to support@gravic.com and include the following information:

•Name
•Software serial number
•Company
•Address
•Phone
•Fax
•Email address

Our support team will be happy to review your form at any time!

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Remark Office OMR Template Creation http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/upcoming-remark-support-webinar-remark-office-omr-template-creation/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:45:21 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5482 […]]]> Template Editor Remark Office OMRTemplate Creation: Wednesday April 5, 2017 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

You have a form designed using our form design best practices and now you are ready to create a template to collect your data. This webinar will show how to create a template using the Remark Office OMR Template Editor, including defining various region types to collect the data from your form. We will work with both survey and exam style forms.

This webinar is targeted to beginner Remark Office OMR software users.

Sign up for this monthly webinar

Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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Using the Epson DS-320 with Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading Solutions http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/using-the-epson-ds-320-with-remark-office-omr-and-remark-test-grading-solutions/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:44:06 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5474 […]]]> Epson DS-320 Remark OMRWe are constantly investigating new image scanners and multifunction printers (MFPs) to see how they will work with our Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading solutions. We recently got a chance to try out a new compact scanner from Epson. We’re happy to report that the Epson DS-320 works seamlessly directly scanning into Remark Office OMR and Remark Test Grading Windows Edition. It also easily created images that we read into Remark Test Grading Cloud for grading.

The DS-320 is ultra portable and compact. It scans completed forms efficiently with its 20-page automatic document feeder, and has the ability to scan 25 pages per minutes (simplex) or 50 images per minutes (duplex). You can find more information on this scanner here.

If you have a scanner you would like to try out with our products please download a demo version or contact us to discuss.

 

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Exhibiting at the Western Conference on Safety in Vancouver, BC http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/exhibiting-at-the-western-conference-on-safety-in-vancouver-bc-2/ Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:51:35 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5501 […]]]> Leading Indicator form - safe or at risk selectionGravic is happy to be exhibiting at the Pacific Safety Center’s Western Conference on Safety on April 3-4, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. We will be showcasing how our flagship product, Remark Office OMR, collects and analyzes data from plain paper, customizable safety observation and other forms. See how you can automate your behavioral based safety observation form process with forms you create and print. Scanning is done using common image scanners. Use the built in analysis reports or export your data to a variety of different formats to feed your existing safety management system.  Stop by booth #35 to learn how Remark Office OMR can fulfill your data collection needs. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver located at 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6C 2R7.

Exhibit Hours:

  • Monday, April 3rd from 7am – 3:30pm
  • Tuesday, April 4th from 7am – 1:15pm

You can learn more about the conference here.

We hope to see you in Vancouver. If you can’t attend the conference, feel free to test Remark Office OMR yourself by downloading a free demo version.
Remark Safety Data Collection

 

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar – Recognition Troubleshooting Tips http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/upcoming-remark-support-webinar-2/ Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:57:11 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5478 […]]]> Remark Office OMR Data CenterRecognition Troubleshooting Tips: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT

Are you having problems with Remark Office OMR recognizing and/or reading your data correctly? Maybe it is a 3100 Error, a light mark not reading or data just not reading as expected. This webinar will show you troubleshooting tips to help you resolve some common recognition issues.

This webinar is targeted to beginner and intermediate Remark Office OMR software users.

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Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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Upcoming Remark Support Webinar http://remarksoftware.com/blog/2017/03/upcoming-remark-support-webinar/ Thu, 16 Mar 2017 21:21:05 +0000 http://remarksoftware.com/?p=5480 […]]]> Sample Answer Sheet for Remark Office OMR

Form Design Best Practices: Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT

The key to using Remark Office OMR begins with a well-designed form. You have a great deal of flexibility in the forms you design, but regardless of where you design them or the contents of your forms, there are some best practices that should be followed. This webinar will review simple guidelines to produce great results with your data collection.

This webinar is targeted to beginner Remark Office OMR software users.

Sign up for this monthly webinar

Monthly webinars are free for customers with current maintenance or technical support agreements. If you do not have a current agreement, the cost of each webinar is $50 USD. Why not consider purchasing a support agreement? A support agreement entitles you to attend any monthly webinar at no additional cost. For support status and information, contact our support department.

You can view upcoming webinars here.

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