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TRANSOM™ Release Notes

February 2014 Release

Flagging Engine

  • A flagging system has been added which allow admins to create flagging rules, flagging rule parameters, and flag jobs. Admins can also monitor the progress and outcomes of flag jobs.
  • 51 default flagging rules were added
    • 5 response flagging rules
    • 14 response flagging rules
    • 8 exam version flagging rules
    • 10 form flagging rules
    • 6 group flagging rules
    • 9 item flagging rules

Analytic Engine

  • Admins can now configure exam version and form analyses to calculate decision consistency using Subkoviak's method (1976).

Reports

  • A new suite of default Test Sponsor reports is available. These include
    • Examination Results - This new set of reports provides test session maps which allow test sponsors to view detailed item-level information about a test takerís performance.
    • Score Validation - This new set of reports provide the outcomes of the flagging engine activities.
    • Revised Program Summary - These were updated to increase usability.
    • Revised Psychometric Summary
      • These were updated to be more flexible with respect to score type (raw, percentage, IRT, or scaled).
      • The new Decision Consistency statistic was added to these reports.

  • A new suite of default Examinee reports is available. These include
    • Detailed Examination Results - This new set of reports provides a set of test session maps which allow examinees to view detailed item-level information about their performance. These reports are parallel in nature to the Test Sponsor Examination Results reports.

System

  • A Manage Groups section has been added to the website to allow admins to add and manage groups.
  • TRANSOM has been upgraded to
    • LINUX kernel 3.11
    • Rails version 3.2.17
    • Passenger version 4.0.37
    • R version 3.0.2