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Problem Questions and Summary – Item Writing Guide, Part 5

Posted By Doug Peterson Let’s look at two more item writing problems. These last two are a little controversial. The stimulus for this question tells a wonderful story. The problem is, the first three sentences contain no information that relates to the question. A long stimulus full of extraneous, unneeded... Read More

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Putting Theory Into Practice — Item Writing Guide, Part 3

Posted By Doug Peterson In part 1 of this series we looked at the importance of fairness, validity and reliability in assessment items. In part 2 we looked at the different parts of an item and discussed some basic requirements for writing a good stimulus and good distractors. Now it’s... Read More

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Tips for analyzing compliance assessments

Posted by Julie Delazyn This is the final segment about the five stages of deploying compliance-related assessments, as described in our white paper, The Role of Assessments in Mitigating Risk for Financial Services Organizations. I’ve shared pointers about Planning, Deployment, Authoring and Delivery in previous posts. For today, here are... Read More

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Tips for delivering effective compliance assessments

Posted by Julie Delazyn Our white paper, The Role of Assessments in Mitigating Risk for Financial Services Organizations, describes five stages of deploying legally defensible assessments: I’ve shared pointers about Planning, Deployment and Authoring in previous posts. For today, here are some tips about Delivery. Some of these recommendations are... Read More

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Authoring compliance-related assessments: good practice recommendations

Posted by Julie Delazyn Last week I wrote about deploying compliance-related assessments, as part of a series of posts offering good practice recommendations from our white paper, The Role of Assessments in Mitigating Risk for Financial Services Organizations. This paper describes five stages of deploying legally defensible assessments, along with... Read More

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Deploying compliance-related assessments: good practice recommendations

Posted by Julie Delazyn Last week I wrote about planning compliance-related assessments, the first post in a five-part series offering good practice recommendations as described in our white paper, The Role of Assessments in Mitigating Risk for Financial Services Organizations. This paper offers a great deal of information about these... Read More