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Conference Highlights: Taking the Measure of Testing

The Conferences The last two weeks have seen two major assessment conferences occur. I was fortunate to attend both E-ATP (the European Association of Test Publishers conference and security summit) in London and then the following week the I.C.E. Exchange (Institute of Credentialing Excellence) in Savannah, Georgia. Both conferences had very full programs (I.C.E. even had sessions starting at … Continued

Lost in Translation: Idioms and Inclusivity in Assessments 

“Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture.” Anthony Burgess The task of creating fair and inclusive assessment options for candidates is one littered with challenges, many of which stem from language barriers. Whether it’s exams that are published in limited language options or poorly … Continued

Equity and Integrity at the ATP Conference

I was fortunate to attend the ITCC Spring Meeting and ATP Innovations in Testing conference in Florida last week. The ATP conference is the largest testing conference and is a great place to learn what is new in assessment. It’s been virtual the last two years, and it was wonderful to see people in person … Continued