Innovations in Testing brings together industry professionals representing a wide variety of practice areas guaranteeing diverse perspectives and valuable collaboration.
Innovations in Testing will feature:
The Innovations in Testing Conference is your only opportunity to learn about issues at the forefront of the assessment industry. The following topics will be addressed throughout the conference program:
Learning Sciences: Focuses on cognitive-psychological, social-psychological, and cultural-psychological disciplines for improving design and implementation of learning innovation and instructional methods.
Trending or Disruptive Technologies: Focuses on groundbreaking technologies that have practical implications in the testing industry.
Program Design: Addresses the goals, purpose, and policies of establishing a testing program, the roles of the different stakeholders within the program, the stakes involved, and the expected outcomes.
Legislation, Policy, and Accessibility: Focuses on legislative mandates, legal and regulatory matters, government policies, and issues regarding accessibility and accommodations.
Measurement and Psychometrics: Covers a wide range of measurement subjects, such as job analyses, item/test development, Item Response Theory, Classical Test Theory, standard setting, issues of examination validity and reliability, and measurement research.
Security and Privacy: Addresses topics such as biometrics, data forensics, fraud prevention and detection, protection of intellectual property, and data privacy.
Data Analytics and Management: Includes all aspects of the collection, transmission, processing, storage, analysis, and reporting of data, including test scores and personally identifiable information.
Business Strategy and Operations: Focuses on the business of testing, including marketing, branding, program management, and building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders.
Test Administration and Delivery Models: Addresses methods surrounding test delivery modalities and models, such as paper-and-pencil, computer-based testing, internet-based testing, remote proctored testing, unproctored testing, performance testing, and linear versus adaptive.