Comparability: What, Why, When and the Changing Landscape of Computer-Based Testing

Tuesday, June 22, 2010: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Duluth (Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center)
  • CCSSO Comparability Full Presentation 6 21 10.ppt (4.0 MB)
  • Content Strands:
    1. Measurement, Research and Evaluation
    2. Policy and Politics
    Many states find themselves delivering statewide assessments in paper and computer modes, confronting the impact of switching testing providers, changing interfaces, adding tools and functionality, and/or adding item types. This session will explore comparability in these contexts; addressing questions including when comparability studies should be done, appropriate designs for a comparability study, peer review requirements, and psychometrics.
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