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What is a psychometric test

What is a psychometric test? 

Psychometric tests are assessments of people to measure psychological attributes such as personality or intelligence. Over the past century, psychometric tests have played an increasingly

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7 creative ways students cheat in online proctored exams & how to stop them

Cheating in exams has always been a major concern, even before the major shift to online proctored exams. According to a study done in 2007, 60.8% of college students involved admitted to cheating while a whooping 95% not getting caught! Heartbreaking! Right? Another article also revealed that even renowned institutions such as Harvard and Yale turn out to be fragile when it came to academic integrity. This is just but a tip of the iceberg

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The Rasch model

The Rasch model, also known as the one-parameter logistic model, was developed by Danish mathematician Georg Rasch and published in 1960.  Over the ensuing years

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Benefits of adaptive testing

Computerized adaptive testing (CAT, adaptive testing, computer-adaptive testing, and adaptive assessment) is an AI-based technology that has existed since the 1980s. But, most assessments in

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