Our experienced psychometricians provide a wide range of consultation and analysis services with a focus on industry expectations and standards as well as the policy, legal, security, and business considerations that influence best practice. These consulting services include:
Validation Framework Development??
Psychometric Audit or Evaluation - review
Custom Validity Research
Assessment Literacy - Alpine Academy
Test Health and Security Checks - Maintenance
Using Classical Test Theory, Item Response Theory, and Rasch to support the validity of test uses, reliability of test scores, and fairness for test takers, our psychometricians are skilled at designing and performing a full range of analyses from data derived from: selected and/or constructed response items (e.g., ‘traditional’ and ‘innovative’ item types, scenario and case study items, simulations, and labs); dichotomous and/or polytomous scoring models; and, diverse administration models (e.g., on-demand and windowed, fixed-form, computer adaptive, linear-on-the-fly, testlets).
Typcial analyses include:
Item and Option Analyses - (Pre-test, Maintenance)
Test Analyses (Health Check)
Security Analyses (a.k.a. data forensics) (Health Check)
Reliability Analyses (maintenance)
Equating and Scaling (forms assembly and maintenance)
Standard setting analyses (Standard Setting)
Survey analyses (e.g.,job-task analysis) (JTA)
Alpine is taking exam security to the next level. Ask us how!
Did You Know?
The U.S. Department of Justice has published proposed amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act. These changes could have a direct impact on the credentialing and assessment industry. The proposed changes can be found at www.ada.gov.