What more can be done for tests other than just putting the test online with some fancy layouts? Adaptivity is the way forward.
The reliability and validity of a placement test lies in the quality of the questions. So what is the key to a good question bank?
Adrian Raper looks ahead, sharing new developments in AI and speaking assessments, researchers to look out for, and where to find out more.
A placement test score should be a fair representation of a candidate’s ability, not their cultural knowledge. Here are four steps test designers can take to ensure that.
Whether you are recruiting 60 or 600 candidates, answer these three questions to choose the right placement test for your company’s needs.
Running placement tests for a large cohort of new students can be time-consuming, costly and tedious. Dr Adrian Raper’s five-question framework makes it totally efficient. Test it here.
Online proctoring can help make remote assessment programmes more accessible and flexible. But what should you look for in a provider?
At JALT 2018, Matthias Prikoszovits (MP) from Universität Wien tells Sieon Lau (SL) about the importance of providing vocational experience, cultural knowledge and help on understanding legal language.
This case study describes the role of the Dynamic Placement Test in an international project to help young Syrian refugees enter higher education.
Andrew Stokes presents an ingenious technique for demystifying the CEFR. The idea, devised by Sean MacDonald of telc, is to compare it to cooking.