Questionmark Conference 2017: Session Description | Questionmark

Questionmark Conference 2017: Session Description

Track: Applying Best Practices

Title: Identifying the Knowledge Gap

Presenter: Jim Parry, Owner and Chief Executive Manager of Compass Consultants, LLC

Synopsis:

 We hear discussions that refer to “the knowledge gap” of students or employees. Many times, it is in the context of “We have identified a knowledge gap with graduates of …” or “There appears to be a knowledge gap among employees who work on the ….”

 So, what is this elusive knowledge gap and how is/was it identified? Or, better yet, how can we fix the knowledge gap?

 Learning objectives:

  • Understand the meaning of “knowledge gap”
  • Distinguish between a general perceived knowledge gap and a specific knowledge gap
  • Distinguish between “expected passing score” and “achievable passing score”
  • Identify three methods of setting a fair, defensible, achievable passing score.

 Audience Experience Level:

  • Intermediate to advanced

Relevant Job Roles:

  • Instructors
  • Test item developers
  • Test/Assessment developers
  • Assessment Program Manager
  • Training Administrators