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Remark Office OMR Features

Form and Setup Features

  • Use your own forms

    Works with forms you design in any word processor or form designer. No need to purchase expensive preprinted forms.

  • Form duplication

    Print or photocopy your forms in-house, saving you time and money.

  • Multipage form support

    Processes multi-page and double-sided forms.

  • No special papers or writing instruments

    No need for corner marks or any other special marks on forms. Respondents can use pen, pencil… even marker!

  • Mark, barcode and text support

    Place optical marks (bubbles), barcodes or computer-generated text (OCR) on your forms to capture virtually any type of information (multiple choice questions, demographics, etc.).

Scanning and Form Processing Features

  • Scanners

    Scan forms right into the Remark software with a TWAIN compliant scanner or multi-function device with scanning. Data is produced instantaneously.

  • Multi-function printer

    Use a multi-function printer (scanner, printer, copier, fax) on your network to produce images (TIFF, PCX, JPG, PDF) and process the images in Remark Office OMR. Makes image acquisition available from virtually any device.

  • Easily add items to your data when processing forms

    Ability to add a default fill item to your data when scanning and importing images (e.g., a course identifier, session identifier, location, etc.).

  • Exceptional form recognition

    Proven, patented OMR technology reads real world forms with erasures, crossed out marks, skewing, etc.

  • Automatic form identification

    Eliminate pre-sorting of forms with automatic form, page and respondent identification features.

  • Capturing handwriting

    Capture handwriting as image snapshots and review in a single report. Or code handwritten comments into themes.

  • Speech recognition

    Simplify entering in qualitative data by using your microphone or headset with our speech recognition engine for entering hand written comments or correcting exceptions.

  • Easy data clean up

    Use the simple exception correction facility to view problems on-screen and make changes. No need to go back to the paper forms.

  • Change logs and data restrictions

    Tracks changes made to data files for the utmost in security. Or, you can completely lock the data down so that changes are not allowed.

  • Email

    Email data directly to constituents as soon as it is collected.

Data Export

  • Export options

    Save data internally or export to 35+ formats.

  • Formats include
    • SPSS (SAV)
    • Access (MDB, ACCDB)
    • Excel (XLS, XLSX)
    • CSV
    • SQL Server
    • Oracle
    • Text (TXT)
    • Survey Pro (STL, ST3, SRV)
    • ExamSoft (CSV)
    • StatPac (DAT)
    • OpinionMeter (ASC)
    • dBase (DBF)
    • Report (RPT)
    • Lotus (WK3, WK1, WKS, WJ2, WJ3))
    • Paradox (DB)
    • Survey System (DAT)
    • Questionmark (QSF)
    • ODBC
    • XML
    • DIF Files (DIF)
    • HTML (HTM)
    • Save data files to your cloud storage accounts:
      • Dropbox
      • Google Drive

Data Analysis and Reporting Overview

Remark Office OMR includes Remark Quick Stats®, a built-in analysis and reporting package that is used to grade tests or tabulate survey style forms. With the click of a button, the software provides many standard reports. Reports are customizable in terms of information displayed, colors, fonts and graphics. All reports can be exported to various formats (PDF, Excel, HTML, and more) and emailed in order to get information into your constituents’ hands quickly and efficiently. Decisions based on your important data can be made immediately. View Test Grading Reports or Survey Analysis Reports.

Survey Tabulation Highlights

  • Quick and easy tabulation

    Generate standard reports in one click with Quick Survey.

  • Customizable reporting

    Use Advanced Survey to customize the survey analysis process, including creating groups of like questions to compare means and measure against established benchmarks as well as weight importance of questions.

  • Data comparisons

    Compare survey responses across subsets of data.

  • Filtering data

    Automatically filter data on specific criteria and produce reports based on the filters (e.g., if evaluating a conference, breaking reports down by session).

  • Handwritten comments

    A Response Report displays all of the handwritten comments on one easy to read report.

  • Easily generate a variety of reports including
  • Statistics calculated:
    • For each item Remark Quick Stats calculates: Mean, Variance, Standard Deviation, Standard Error, Min, Max, Range, Median, Skewness, Kurtosis, T-Value, Percentiles, Confidence Intervals
    • For each answer choice Remark Quick Stats calculates: Frequencies, Percentages, Valid Percent
    • Crosstabs

Test Grading Highlights

  • Quick and easy test grading

    Using Quick Grade, simply scan the answer key with the test answer sheets, click a button and reports are produced.

  • Sophisticated test grading

    Use the Advanced Grade option to step through the process of setting up an answer key (including allowing multiple correct answers), selecting a grade scale, entering question points, adding learning objectives to measure against mandated standards, setting benchmark scores for comparison against established benchmarks and other grading information for your test.

  • Multiple test versions

    Grade multiple versions of a test with multiple answers keys.

  • Support for rubrics

    Rubric field type to provide support for rubric style questions.

  • Partial credit questions

    Support for awarding partial credit for test questions.

  • Scaled scores

    The Advanced Grade option supports “scaling” a score, whereby you look up grades in an external table (based on total score, percent score or percentile) and then apply the scaled score from the external file. Provides for customizable grading.

  • Achievement by demographic

    Reports are available to compare achievement across various demographic groups of students.

  • Easily generate a variety of reports including
  • Statistics calculated
    • For each item Remark Quick Stats calculates:
      • Mean
      • Variance
      • Standard Deviation
      • Standard Error
      • Min
      • Max
      • Range
      • Median
      • Skewness
      • Kurtosis
      • T-Value
      • Percentiles
      • Confidence Intervals
      • P-values
      • Point Biserial Correlation
    • For each answer choice Remark Quick Stats calculates:
      • Frequencies
      • Percentages
      • Point Biserial
    • For each student Remark Quick Stats calculates:
      • Total score
      • Raw score
      • Grade
      • Dev. IQ
      • Number correct
      • incorrect
      • unanswered
    • For the test Remark Office OMR calculates: Number of graded tests and items
      • Max
      • Min
      • Median
      • Range
      • Percentile scores
      • Mean
      • Variance
      • Standard Deviation
      • Confidence Intervals (1,5,95,99%)
      • KR 20
      • KR21
      • Coefficient (Cronbach) Alpha

System Requirements

  • Minimum requirements:
    • Personal computer with 2 GHz or faster processor
    • Windows® 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems: Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (Note: SP stands for “Service Pack”)*
    • .NET 4.6.1 (or higher) framework
    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Package (will be installed if not present)
    • 2 GB RAM
    • 1 GB free fixed disk space
    • Screen/monitor resolution of 1024×768 or higher and at least 32-bit color
    • Mouse or other pointing device
  • Recommended optional requirements:
    • Supported scanner (includes multifunction printer that has scanning capabilities)
    • Windows-supported printer
    • Internet connection recommended for initial software activation and email functionality
    • PDF viewer required to view installed documentation
    • Microphone for speech recognition
    • Microsoft Outlook 2007 or greater can be used for email functionality; if not present an internal Remark Office OMR email client (using your SMTP server) may be used

*The software uses activation for license regulation. If you are not connected to the Internet you will need to manually activate the license periodically. If you choose to install on a virtual machine (VM), due to the nature of how virtual environments behave, Internet (online) activation is required every time the software is run.