ICE 2017 – Competency Modeling

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At the 2017 ICE conference, Chad was a participant in an interactive panel focused on the relationship between job analysis and competency modeling.  This far ranging discussion focused on what issues and questions job analyses are designed to address, and how questions focused on competency modeling can fit and not fit into that process. (more…)

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ICE 2017 – Credentialing versus employment

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At the 2017 ICE conference, Chad participated in a symposium with Sarah Carroll (Castle Worldwide) and William Ellis (Board of Pharmacy Specialties).  The symposium presented multiple perspectives on the legal, measurement, and practical considerations for credentialing programs when their assessment is used as an employment test (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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NCME 2017 Legal Interpretation

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At the 2017 NCME conference, Chad was part of a symposium focused on the aftermath of the recent court case Gulino vs Board of Education.  Chad served as an expert witness and reflected how the ruling could change the expectations for expert testimony in court cases involving credentialing and employment assessments.  (more…)

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