By Craig N. Mills,Maria T. Potenza,John J. Fremer,William C. Ward

even supposing computer-based exams (CBT) were administered for a few years, advancements within the pace and tool of pcs coupled with discount rates of their price have made large-scale laptop supply of assessments more and more possible. CBT is now a standard kind of attempt supply for licensure, certification, and admissions exams. Many large-scale, high-stakes checking out courses have brought CBT both as an alternative or because the sole technique of attempt supply. even if this circulation to CBT has, to a very good volume, been winning, it has now not been effortlessly. Advances in psychometrics are required to make sure that those that depend on attempt effects may have at the very least a similar self belief in CBTs as they've got in conventional sorts of review.

This quantity stems from an ETS-sponsored colloquium within which greater than two hundred size execs from 8 nations and 29 states convened to evaluate the present and destiny prestige of CBT. The formal time table for the colloquium was once divided into 3 significant segments: attempt versions, attempt management, and try research and Scoring. every one section consisted of numerous displays by way of reviews from famous psychometricians and a break-out consultation during which presenters and discussants pointed out vital matters and proven priorities for a CBT study time table. This quantity comprises the papers offered on the colloquium, the discussant comments in accordance with these papers, and the study schedule that used to be generated from the break-out classes.

Computer-Based trying out: development the root for destiny Assessments is needs to interpreting for execs, students, and complicated scholars operating within the checking out box, in addition to humans within the info know-how box who've an curiosity in testing.

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