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Technical Reports: What Should Be Included & How to Interpret Them

About This Webinar

Susan Davis-Becker, PhD

Amin Saiar, PhD
Manager of Psychometric Services, PSI Services, LLC 

On-demand Webcast

This session will focus on the examination performance aspects of a technical report. Presenters Susan Davis-Becker, PhD, and Amin Saiar, PhD will discuss which features of an exam program are measured to indicate performance, how they can be monitored and evaluated, and what impact they have on the candidate experience. Presenters will then walk through how to determine what action items are available after interpreting these results. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify which features of the exam program should be monitored and reported
  • Understand how exam program features can be evaluated and how they can affect candidate experience
  • Determine what action items are available to address the results of the exam program evaluation

$90 Members | $135 Non-members 

 

About the Presenter
Susan Davis-Becker.jpg Susan Davis-Becker, PhD provides psychometric advice and consultation to a variety of educational and credentialing testing programs. Her specific areas of expertise include test content development, standard setting and validity research. Susan received her doctoral degree in assessment and measurement from James Madison University where she worked for the Center for Assessment and Research Studies as a consultant to various assessment programs within the University. She has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and presented research at regional, national, and international conferences.

Amin Saiar, PhD is the Manager of Psychometric Services at PSI Services LLC. Amin has conducted practice analysis studies, psychometric audits, program evaluations, accreditation consulting, examination development, and standard setting studies for numerous certification and licensure programs. In addition to developing examinations for certification and licensure, he has developed and validated research and assessment instruments for use in medicine, public health, licensing regulation, and organizational psychology. Amin's research interests include exam validity, structural equation modeling, standard setting, exam security analytics, and alternative item types. Amin is currently a commissioner for the national Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), focusing on the psychometric review of applicant programs.