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Test Construction Workshop

Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2013 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

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Facilitators: Dr. Louise S. Jenkins and Dr. Laura Petri

Objectives: During the workshop, participants will:

  1. Discuss basic measurement concepts
  2. Write measurable objectives
  3. Develop a test blueprint
  4. Write selected types of test items
  5. Create a plan for test construction and administration
  6. Interpret post-administration test and item analysis results

Schedule:

8-8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:30 Morning Session 1
Welcome and Introductions
Measurement Concepts
Writing Measurable Objectives
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-noon Morning Session 2
Test Blueprinting
Item Writing
noon-1 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1-2:30 Afternoon Session 1
Item Writing Continued
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-4 Afternoon Session 2
Planning for Test Construction and Administration
Interpreting Post-Administration Test and Item Analysis Results
Summary and Evaluation

Registration: Registration is now closed. 

Fee: $75
This conference is funded in part by NSPII Grant #12-117.

Continuing Nursing Education: 6 nursing contact hours are available for a fee of $30 per participant.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing Office of Professional Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Location:

University of Maryland School of Nursing
655 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD  21201

For more information, contact pe@son.umaryland.edu or 410-706-3767.

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