CNG Washington, D.C. Event
March 11, 2020
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)
1401 H ST. NW STE. 500
Washington, DC 20006
Are you looking for innovative ways to design and enhance your certification programs? Have you considered adding innovative item types to your credentialing programs?
Join us at the Washington, DC CNG meeting to learn firsthand from our expert speakers about innovative testing and the importance of innovation in the credentialing business. The session will include time for questions and answers with the speakers and other attendees using or considering innovative item types and other strategies to embrace innovation.
This session will cover:
- GED case study (innovative items and action design);
- Examples of operational innovative item types, including performance-based solutions;
- Research methods for innovation and more;
- Test development and logistics;
- Potential issues to consider.
Dr. Cynthia Parshall
Dr. Cynthia Parshall is the Principal Consultant with Touchstone Consulting, where she specializes in helping credentialing programs solve problem. Cynthia has helped numerous testing professionals develop innovative items and conduct usability studies on exam materials. She has published extensively on these topics and was the lead author on the book Practical Considerations in Computer-Based Testing. Her professional experience included service as a psychometrician, researcher, and professor, prior to become a consultant. https://www.touchstone.consulting/
Ann Evers is the Sr. Test Product Development and Innovative Research Manager with GED Testing Service. Her past experiences include managing the development of standardized state assessments, military assessments for translators and interpreters, and an assessment for English Language Learners who are also significantly cognitively disabled. At GED Testing Service she continues to research various approaches to enhance the test and improve test taker outcomes.