This is it! Your chance to be part of a stimulating, dynamic, full day of psychometrics! We are thrilled to announce that we are now accepting registration for our upcoming seminar series:
Fresh of the enormous success of our May 2012 Boot Camp, we are offering participants three dates and three locations to choose from. Simply choose the date and location that suits you best and register to be part of this fantastic day.
WHERE, WHEN, & WHAT
Hosted by our own expert psychometricians Greg Sadesky and Greg Pope, attendees will be given all the tools they need to demystify psychometrics and understand fully the Assessment Life Cycle.
November 23, 2012 — VANCOUVER, BC
February 28, 2013 — OTTAWA, ON
May 31, 2013 — WASHINGTON, DC
This in-person one-day seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of all psychometric processes involved in a high stakes certification/licensure assessment context represented by the Assessment Life Cycle. You will understand each of the six stages of the Assessment Life Cycle through instruction and practical, applied, hands-on group work:
Stage 1: Defining purpose, targets, & creating specifications (competency profiles and blueprinting)
Stage 2: Filling your item bank (item development)
Stage 3: Assembling your test (test development)
Stage 4: Test administration (secure testing and standards)
Stage 5: Item & test analysis (testing the psychometric quality of your items)
Stage 6: Standard setting (establishing cut scores)
- One day in-person session with two industry expert psychometricians
- Printed bound copy of the Assessment Life Cycle white paper series plus custom CD with electronic copies
- Continental breakfast, working lunch, and refreshments
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Test Developers
- Credentialing Boards
- Testing Program Executives
- Marketing & Production Managers in Testing
Greg Sadesky, Ph.D.
As VP Psychometric Services and the big man on campus for our Professional Testing Services, Greg applies his expertise to ensure that your tests are fair, sound, and interpretable. He works with our partners to demystify the process at any stage of the assessment cycle.
Greg Pope, MSc.
As VP Examination Services Greg is obsessed with ensuring that our high stakes customers get the services they need for their examination program, on time, and of the highest quality. Greg Pope and Greg Sadesky are joined at the hip when it comes to psychometrics, providing high stakes customers with soup to nuts psychometric services framed within the Assessment Life Cycle.
HOW TO REGISTER
Download the registration form and send it into the Yardstick office. Once your registration is received, we will confirm by telephone and provide you with a receipt for payment.
If you have questions regarding this exciting event and would like to learn more, send us an email: Psychometrics@GetYardstick.com.