How Job Task Analysis Informs Test Blueprint Development
About This Webinar
Julie Miles, PHD
What is a job analysis and why do we do them? This session will provide an overview of the process of conducting a job analysis including the purpose behind the activities, what the law has to say about it, and what methods can be used. The overview will include a walkthrough of the steps used in a job task analysis, which is a common method used to gather current information to stay abreast of new developments in the field, and how the results inform the development of a test blueprint.
Critical Concepts Discussed
- Purposes of conducting a job analysis
- Legal considerations of job analysis
- Job Analysis methodology overview
- Steps in a job task analysis
- How a job task analysis informs the development of a test blueprint
$90 Members | $135 Non-members
Dr. Miles leads the psychometric services and senior research scientist teams at Pearson VUE. These teams are responsible for utilizing measurement theory, statistical methodology, and data analysis to provide psychometrically sound examinations for client programs. They conduct applied research to improve client processes. Dr. Miles has research expertise in the areas of standard setting, computer-based testing, computerized adaptive testing, innovative item types, item response theory, and college and career readiness. An author of several articles and book chapters related to standard setting, she is a member of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME). Dr. Miles holds an MA degree from California State University, San Bernardino in Experimental Psychology and a PhD degree from Boston College in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation.