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Planning compliance-related assessments: good practice recommendations

Posted by Julie Delazyn Last week I wrote about the business benefits of assessments that mitigate risk and help ensure compliance– 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 kinds of... Read More

Best Practice General Standards Writing Assessments

Assessment types and their uses: summative assessments

Posted by Julie Delazyn To use assessments effectively, it’s important to understand their context and uses within the learning process. Over the past few weeks I have written about diagnostic assessments, formative assessments and needs assessments. My last post in this series is about summative assessments. Typical uses: Measuring or... Read More

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Assembling the Test Form — Test Design and Delivery Part 7

Posted By Doug Peterson In the previous post in this series, we looked at putting together assessment instructions for both the participant and the instructor/administrator. Now it’s time to start selecting the actual questions. Back in Part 2 we discussed determining how many items needed to be written for each... Read More

Best Practice Demonstrations General Standards Writing Assessments

Preparing to Create the Assessment – Test Design & Delivery Part 6

Posted By Doug Peterson At this point in the design process, you’ve written all the items for your assessment. Before you assemble them into a test, they need to be reviewed. Be sure to link each item to the Test Content Outline (TCO), then ask a group of subject matter... Read More