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Thoughts on the NCLEX Invitational

Mountain Measurement’s first attempt to help nursing programs to interpret the information found in the NCLEX Program Reports was a total success. Look for the slide deck on the NCLEX Program Reports website in a few days. We also received lots of wonderful ideas from the users about report enhancements. The following were ideas that […]

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Mountain Measurement to present at the NCLEX Invitational in Atlanta, GA

Daniel and I board the plane for Atlanta in about 6 hours. We’re pretty pumped about having the opportunity to chat with the nursing community about the NCLEX Program Reports. We’re hoping to raise awareness about the program and increase the knowledge and interpretive skills of current users. If you have an interest in nursing […]

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Measurement Art

The IACAT conference is being held at the Papendal in Arnhem, Netherlands. This is the place where Dutch Olympians train. On the wall, there are some amazing pieces of art that depict life size renditions of world record Olympic feats. Here are some photos of them. Bob Beamon’s 1968 World Record Long Jump. This was […]

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IACAT Day #1

Today, I had the distinct privilege of attending and presenting at the first ever meeting of the International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing.  Wow!  The diversity of theoreticians, practitioners, and supporters of CAT around the globe is fantastic.  We had folks from 30 different countries in attendance.  This is the logical extension of the conferences put together by GMAC […]

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Spring Conferences

OK, so it’s not April or May anymore.  Yes, it’s a little late to be providing a review of the Spring conferences put on by the International Objective Measurement Workshop and the National Council on Measurement in Education. Better late than never. IOMW is the biennial Rasch modeling conference.  I attend a few times in the 90s but […]

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ATP Conference Preview

Greetings!  It’s that wonderful time of the year, when testing professionals from around the world come together to commune, celebrate warm weather and engage in show and tell.  What am I talking about?  The annual Innovations in Testing Conference sponsored by the Association of Test Publishers.  Newbies to testing are encouraged to attend as are […]

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