Item Analysis for Beginners – When are very Easy or very Difficult Questions Useful?

I’m running a session at the Questionmark user conference next month on Item Analysis for Beginners and thought I’d share the answer to an interesting […]

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

We understand the pressure that association executives face when asked to justify their expenditures. We also understand that a Learning Management System is not a […]

The Importance of Security in the Utilities Industry: A Q&A with PG&E

Posted by Julie Delazyn Wendy Lau is a Psychometrician at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). She will be leading a discussion at Questionmark Conference […]

Checklists for Test Development

Posted by Austin Fossey There are many fantastic books about test development, and there are many standards systems for test development, such as The Standards […]

G Theory and Reliability for Assessments with Randomly Selected Items

Posted by Austin Fossey One of our webinar attendees recently emailed me to ask if there is a way to calculate reliability when items are randomly […]

Is There Value in Reporting Changes in Subscores?

Posted by Austin Fossey I had the privilege of meeting with an organization that is reporting subscores to show how their employees are improving across multiple […]

4 Ways to Identify a Content Breach

Posted by Austin Fossey In my last post, I discussed five ways you can limit the use of breached content so that a person with unauthorized […]

5 Ways to Limit the Use of Breached Assessment Content

Posted by Austin Fossey In an earlier post, Questionmark’s Julie Delazyn listed 11 tips to help prevent cheating. The third item on that list related to […]

Item analysis: Selecting items for the test form – Part 2

Posted by Austin Fossey In my last post, I talked about how item discrimination is the primary statistic used for item selection in classical test theory […]

Item analysis: Selecting items for the test form – Part 1

Regular readers of our blog know that we ran an initial series on item analysis way back in the day, and then I did a […]

Know what your questions are about before you deliver the test

Posted by Austin Fossey A few months ago, I had an interesting conversation with an assessment manager at an educational institution—not a Questionmark customer, mind you. […]

Writing JTA Task Statements

Posted by Austin Fossey One of the first steps in an evidence-centered design (ECD) approach to assessment development is a domain analysis. If you work in […]

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