Webinar: Navigating Psychometrics with Computer-Based-Testing
In this webinar we explore the complexity of exam item and assessment analysis as it relates to psychometrics. The webinar will also review best practices for exam item development and categorization as well as the usefulness of item banking. Hear from Aimee Badaeux, PhD, CRNA, from Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University review basic psychometric item analysis techniques and assess current analysis procedures through audience polling.
During the webinar you will learn how to:
- Easily create items and assessments using computer-based-testing
- Gain actionable insights through analysis and reporting
- Use categorization features to help you identify how different learning outcomes are performing
Aimee Badeaux, Ph.D, CRNA, Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program,
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
Aimee L. Badeaux, PhD, CRNA is the Program Director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University. Dr. Badeaux’s areas of research interest are broad and include visual cognition in the expert vs. novice anesthesia provider, assessment and evaluation in nurse anesthesia education and the effects of anesthesia on the developing brain.
Dr. Badeaux has been an ExamSoft client since 2014, when the nurse anesthesia program adopted computer based testing via ExamSoft. In 2015 the program began using the rubric feature to assess outcome attainment. Dr. Badeaux uses ExamSoft products and their capabilities to make data driven curricular changes and to help guide student learning. ExamSoft products have revolutionized Dr. Badeaux’s own assessment processes as well as the program’s overall approach to testing psychometric analysis.
Allison Case, Ph.D, Director of Education and Assessment
Allison Case is the Director of Education and Assessment for ExamSoft. Most of her time at ExamSoft is spent consulting with clients on their assessment and accreditation needs as part of ExamSoft’s EAS+Y assessment consultations services. Prior to joining ExamSoft, Allison was a faculty member and the Director of Curriculum and Assessment in the bioengineering department at the University of Texas at Dallas. She received her BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and her Ph.D in biomedical engineering from UT Southwestern Medical School.
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