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10.04.2022

Why assessment translation matters

by John Kleeman, Founder and Executive Director of Questionmark I am writing this article in dark days. Many good people have had their lives cut short by COVID-19, and many, [...]

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Dr. Sarah Richardson, The verification of technical terminology - the case of engineering
25.11.2021

The verification of technical terminology – the case of engineering

By Dr Sarah Richardson, Deputy CEO and Research Director of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) UK Between 2010 and 2012 the OECD implemented the Assessment of Higher Education [...]

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Dr. Satish Deodhar, The Importance of Professional Translation in the Educational Testing Arena
25.11.2021

The Importance of Professional Translation in the Educational Testing Arena

By Dr Satish Y. Deodhar, Professor, Economics – Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad Advanced technology permitting, entire world’s supply of food can be grown in a flower pot.  The purport [...]

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14.06.2021

Considerations for Designing Accessible Digital Assessments for Diverse Populations

by Dr. Maria Elena Oliveri I would like to start by thanking Steve Dept for the invitation to write on the assessment and interpretation of data from digital assessments administered [...]

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25.05.2021

Student assessment in the digital era: how about sharing?

By Dr Thierry Rocher, Head Office for Student Assessment (DEPP), IEA Chair & Co-founding member of FLIP+ New technologies have undoubtedly taken a major role in the field of education, [...]

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22.03.2021

A Tale of Joint Resolution of Seemingly Insuperable Challenges

by Dr Paulína Koršňáková in collaboration with Elica Krajceva from cApStAn The work on large-scale assessments in education is similar to working on other projects. One just needs to imagine [...]

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Dr. Richard Roberts, Why are We Still Debating the Proper Framework for Social and Emotional Learning? A Case Study for the Times
25.11.2020

Why are We Still Debating the Proper Framework for Social and Emotional Learning? A Case Study for the Times

By Dr Richard D. Roberts, CEO and Co-Founder of RAD Science I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet [...]

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25.11.2020

On the interplay between survey translation and survey programming

by Dr Dorothée Behr, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences Thank you, Steve, for inviting me to join the group of researchers from all kinds of disciplines to [...]

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25.11.2020

Complexity of Creating Multiple Comparable Language Versions of Assessments

By Dr Kadriye Ercikan, Educational Testing Service (ETS) Multiple language versions of assessments serve important roles within different countries and internationally. They provide opportunities to assess individuals in languages in [...]

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25.11.2020

Multidimensional thinking by a visionary researcher

A Q&A session between Dr Alina Von Davier and our CEO, Steve Dept 1. Steve: What is ACTNext and what is its main purpose? Alina: ACTNext is an R&D-based innovation [...]

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25.11.2020

Translatability of test items and challenges in scoring and equating adapted tests

A Q&A session between Dr Avi Allalouf and our CEO, Steve Dept Dr Avi Allalouf from NITE (the National Institute for Testing and Evaluation) in conversation with our CEO Steve Dept: [...]

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25.11.2020

How valid is Monolingual Language Testing in Multilingual Contexts?

By Dr Bryan Maddox, Associate Professor in Educational Assessment at the University of East Anglia and Executive Director of Assessment Micro-Analytics The question of valid and authentic assessment in multi-lingual contexts [...]

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