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2017 Conference on Test Security

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Conference on Test Security (COTS), hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  If your organization has

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Psychometrics

All Psychometric Models Are Wrong

The British statistician George Box is credited with the quote, “All models are wrong but some are useful.”  As psychometricians, it is important that we

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Education

Item response theory software

I recently received a email from a researcher that wanted to implement item response theory, but was not sure where to start.  It occurred to me

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Education

What is a rubric?

What is a rubric? It’s a rule for converting unstructured responses on an assessment into structured data that we can use psychometrically. Why do we

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Education

6 Reasons for Online Essay Marking

Why online essay marking? Essay questions and other extended constructed response (ECR) items remain a mainstay of educational assessment.  From a purely psychometric perspective, they

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