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Pre-Conference Workshop 1

Sunday, October 1

09:00 – 13:00

Workshop Title: How to assess higher order thinking skills? Theory and practice for paper based and computer based item formats.

The workshop is aimed at those who want to learn more about the development of good test items that assess higher thinking skills in high-stakes tests. Participants might be novice or more experienced users. No prior knowledge is required to attend the workshop, although we aim specifically to invite practitioners who are actively involved in and or responsible for test- and item development projects in their own professional environment.
Participants are invited to bring their own laptops for practicing (Windows and Chrome browser).

Pre-Conference Workshop 2

Sunday, October 1

14:00 – 17:00

Workshop Title: Large-Scale High-Stakes Computer-Based Testing and Computer Adaptive Testing: Expectations, Experiences and Challenges for the Future.

The workshop is envisaged as a resource for assessment agencies and experts, who wish to attain deeper knowledge in large-scale high-stakes Computer-Based and Computer Adaptive Testing. The Workshop will bring together the leading experts and novice to explore and share new ideas and thoughts regarding computerized testing which will result in better understanding of this global trend.

Post-Conference Workshop

Friday, October 6

14:00 – 16:00

Workshop Title: Issues around how best to provide evidence for assessment validity, reliability and fairness: the practice and challenge of validation

The workshop is envisaged as a resource for students in educational measurement and assessment, for key practitioners in assessment agencies who wish to gain a deeper understanding of validation, for those with an academic interest in assessment, and for the validity novice who should be able to benefit from attending the workshop.

Please kindly see the detailed information attached in pdf format below.  

Registration is available online.


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