This paper addresses the NCCA Standards dealing with the separation between certification and any education or training function having to do with exam review, concentrating primarily on Standard 3 – Education, Training, and Certification.
This white paper focuses on exam security for high-stakes exams. Throughout, the authors provide practical business-related considerations for addressing the increasingly complex landscape that assessment organizations face today as they seek to securely navigate the internet.
his 2011 white paper, authored by Timothy Muckle, PhD, will explore a number of facets of the foray into the development of innovative item formats by one credentialing organization (National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists, or NBCRNA).
In addition to summarizing the implementation of alternative item types, the paper will discuss overall benefits of the project, with a particular focus on value added to the credential, as well as lessons learned and recommendations for decision-making for other organizations.
This paper provides tips for the development of clear and concise RFPs, including how to describe the goods and services your organization is seeking and the criteria for judging the responses.Just as important, this paper will provide examples of pitfalls likely to confuse contractors and vendors, resulting in proposals that are difficult to judge.
The purpose of this white paper is to offer practitioners guidance on designing and evaluating score reports along with examples of various practices from programs within the industry.