Helping professionals make a real world of difference in test development
Test development requires consistent maintenance with the constant influx of new technology, legislation, administration methods and security risks. These changes often need to be addressed by testing professionals involved in the development or management of examination programs. Alpine University offers assistance through a series of educational courses that encompass the entire test development process and latest best practices.
From program design to content development and security considerations, our courses are ideal for anyone responsible for maintaining and utilizing test results in Education, Professional Credentialing, or Information Technology.
When you participate in an Alpine University course, your experience will be centered on real world test situations. You can expect to gain, grow, or refresh the knowledge of what it takes to develop, implement, score and maintain a test that meets stringent and current industry-recognized standards in an efficient and sound manner.
These courses are created and taught by some of the most respected and experienced professionals in the industry. Students will gain insight into the concepts and criteria critical to a validity-centered, test development framework.
Alpine University is the answer to your test development process.
Item Development 101
Learn how to address important pre-item development considerations, as well as how to develop and evaluate multiple choice items and develop and evaluate alternative and several types of performance items.
Test Design and Blueprint Development
Gain an understanding on how to apply a test design process and evaluate its outputs, apply a job task analysis process and evaluate its outputs, and apply a blueprint development process and evaluate its outputs.
Introduction to Psychometric Analysis
Learn basic psychometric analysis concepts and terminology, interpret basic psychometric analysis findings in the context of a testing program, and evaluate elements of documentation of basic psychometric elements.
Become familiar with foundational test development concepts such as a quality test blueprint, quality test items as well as considerations for adequate test assembly, scoring and ongoing maintenance.
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