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How To Use a Job Analysis To Help Inform Your Standard Setting Process

About This Webinar

Donald Truxillo, PhD
Portland State University

On-demand Webcast

Your job analysis plays a critical part in the test development and administration decisions that you make. In this webinar, Donald Truxillo will identify the information you could collect in your job analysis to help set your cutoff scores, particularly for content valid tests. Topics will include guidelines for setting cutoff scores, as well as methods for setting cutoff scores for different assessment types.

Webinar Learning Objectives

  • to define the relationship between job analysis, content validity, and testing
  • to describe methods for setting passing scores for content valid tests (e.g., Angoff approach)
  • to identify how to use job analysis to help in setting cut scores

$90 Members | $135 Non-members


About the Presenter

Donald TruxilloDr. Truxillo's research examines the methods employers use to hire workers and the way that applicants perceive their potential employer during recruitment and hiring. As such, he examines issues such as applicant perceptions of the employee selection process and high-tech applicant screening systems. In addition, Dr. Truxillo examines issues associated with older workers (in conjunction with colleagues in Italy and France), including older worker stereotypes and job design for older and younger workers. He also examines issues associated with antecedents of workplace safety.

Dr. Truxillo’s work has been published in outlets such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. He has served as associate editor at the Journal of Management, and he is a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Management, and the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. He has served as member-at-large and external relations officer on the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Executive Board. Dr. Truxillo served as Program Chair and Conference Chair for the SIOP conference, and as chair of the SIOP International Affairs Committee. He is a Fellow of SIOP, American Psychological Science, and the American Psychological Association.  He is the recipient of SIOP's 2012 Distinguished Service Contributions Award in recognition of sustained, significant, outstanding service. Since 2010 he has served on the Doctoral School Committee, Department of Psychological Science and Education, University of Trento, Italy.