Computer-Based Testing and the Internet: Issues and Advances
Dave Bartram, Ron Hambleton
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 27, 2005 - Psychology - 272 pages
No topic is more central to innovation and current practice in testing and assessment today than computers and the Internet.
This timely publication highlights four main themes that define current issues, technical advances and applications of computer-based testing:
Written by internationally recognized contributors, each chapter focuses on issues of control, quality, security and technology. These issues provide the basic structure for the International Test Commission's new Guidelines on Computer-Based Testing and Testing on the Internet. The contributions to this book have played a key role in the development of these guidelines.
Computer-Based Testing and the Internet is a comprehensive guide for all professionals, academics and practitioners working in the fields of education, credentialing, personnel testing and organizational assessment. It will also be of value to students developing expertise in these areas.
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Issues Challenges and Opportunities in the Field of Occupational Assessment
2 ModelBased Innovations in ComputerBased Testing
Opportunities and Issues
4 Psychometric Models Test Designs and Item Types for the Next Generation of Educational and Psychological Tests
5 Operational Issues in ComputerBased Testing
The Examinee Perspective
7 The Impact of Technology on Test Manufacture Delivery and Use and on the Test Taker
8 Optimizing Quality in the Use of WebBased and ComputerBased Testing for Personnel Selection
9 ComputerBased Testing for Professional Licensing and Certification of Health Professionals
10 Issues that Simulations Face as Assessment Tools
The Continuing Story of Technology and Assessment
12 Facing the Opportunities of the Future