The Right Answer is Not Always C: Inside the Test Development Team at SSATB - Presentation

The Right Answer is Not Always C: Inside the Test Development Team at SSATB - Presentation

Keith D. Wright, Ph.D., Psychometrician, The Enrollment Management Association, NJ

This presentation will explore standardized tests, why they matter, and ways to ensure test fairness. Discussing the SSAT in particular—the session will cover the test’s development and scoring, the highly qualified team that creates, analyzes, and scores it, and its validity as a predictive tool.



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