Assessment Systems Corporation :: Training & Workshops :: Modern Psychometrics Workshop - 28 April to 2 May, 2011 - Jiaxing (Shanghai), PR China

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  Modern Psychometrics Workshop - 28 April to 2 May, 2011 - Jiaxing (Shanghai), PR China
Introduction to Modern Psychometrics
28 April - 2 May, 2011
Jiaxing, China


ASC is offering a workshop on modern assessment methodology at Jiaxing University, P.R. China, April 28 ?May 2, 2010. The goal of this workshop is to provide a broad introduction to item response theory (IRT) and computerized adaptive testing (CAT). IRT and CAT are sophisticated methodologies that enable testing programs to develop tests that are more accurate and efficient than with classical methods.

The workshop is intended for postgraduate students, lecturers, researchers and assessment professionals working in the fields of education, psychology, certification/licensure testing, training, and human resources. Content will be at an introductory level, with the objective that participants will be able to apply IRT analysis in their own area of work and understand the concepts of CAT. Instruction includes both presentations and hands-on use of sophisticated software for analyzing assessments.

The workshop will be taught by Dr. Nathan A. Thompson, Ph.D., Vice President of ASC and adjunct faculty at the University of Cincinnati. It is held in association with the College of Foreign Studies, Jiaxing University. Jiaxing is located jus