Articles for Tests and Assessments

Industry experts share their optimistic visions for the future of education

 

Online, remote, on-demand, self-paced, informal, diverse, flexible, practical, life-long, augmented, gamified, automated ... these are some of the buzzwords related to the future of education, as seen by some of the most innovative players in the field. An interesting overview.

Source: https://www.disruptordaily.com/what-is-the-future-of-education-11-experts-share-their-insights/

 

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Why psychometricians and linguists need to join forces to improve the validity of multilingual assessments – E-ATP 2019

by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village

 

Assessments often depend on subtle wording choices, which are expected to trigger certain reactions in respondents (or not). For example, do you think the question "Should there be a trade-off between accountability and purposeful action?" ...

Translation, test adaptation and linguistic quality assurance procedures in International Large Scale Assessments

by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village

 

Translation quality is crucial in International Large Scale Assessments (ILSAs) as meaning shifts, which are language-driven, and perception shifts, which are culture-driven, can affect the psychometric properties of test items and thus ...