Category Archives: Standardized Testing

ShadowCAT: Taking Computer Adaptive Testing to a Whole New Level

Computer adaptive tests (CATs) are computer-administered tests that tailor the selection of test items during the administration of the assessment based on the responses of examinees. By adapting the difficulty of the test to the ability level of the examinee, … Continue reading

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When the GED® Testing Service announced the elimination of their paper-based tests, many higher education leaders worried that even in an age where digital literacy is key, adult learners would be further marginalized by this online platform.  These students simply … Continue reading

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Standardized Testing: Think Beyond the Numbers

A few weeks ago, we shared how CTB looks at the analysis from standardized testing as a valuable tool: Data informs instruction and instruction informs data. The result: Overall student achievement.  The results and numbers aggregated from a standardized test … Continue reading

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