EATP 2018 – Assessment Literacy

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At the Europe ATP conference in Athens Greece, Chad participated in a symposium with Ellen Forte (edCount) and Barbara Donahue from the Standards and Testing Agency in the UK.  The symposium focused assessment literacy and how working with constituents to enhance their assessment literacy can help to build greater cohesion and consistency in testing programs.    (more…)

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ICE 2018 – Cut to the Core

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At the 2018 ICE conference, Jaime and Chad presented with Grady Colson Barnhill from the NCCPA.  ACS completed a job analysis for physician assistance with NCCPA and this session focused on how the results from this job analysis were used to identify the foundation or core concepts necessary to include the credentialing examination.    (more…)

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CLEAR 2018 – Know the Score

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At the 2018 CLEAR conference in Philadelphia, Susan discussed some fundamental principles regarding score reporting to candidates.  The paper discussed best practices that should be followed in the development of any score reporting program as well as some common pitfalls that organizations frequently encounter and how to avoid them.  (more…)

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ATP 2018 – Standard Setting

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At the 2018 Innovations in Testing in conference, Drew was part of a symposium that included Liz Summers from edCount and Stephen Sireci from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.  Each presenter focused on issues in standard setting, and how to best address challenges that organizations face when setting cut scores for their assessment program.  (more…)

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CCSSO 2017 – Complex Item Types

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At the NCSA/CCSSO conference in Austin TX, Drew presented research focused on incorporating complex item types in standard setting.  As an increasing number of assessments utilize technology enhanced items and additional extended items, the standard setting task becomes more complex for panelists and this presentation focused on practical solutions to the challenge that panelists face.      (more…)

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