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Practical Analytics and Psychometrics

  • 15 Oct 2015
  • 9:00 AM
  • 16 Oct 2015
  • 4:00 PM
  • Two days, 9 am to 4 pm , simultaneously live & online,
  • 16


  • 10% discount for TMN Basic members who join TIfPI (free) at the TMN Basic level. After joining, login to access discount.
  • See your enterprise TMN administrator for code. If you administrator has pre-purchased blocks of this course, you will be provided with a discount code.
  • 20% discount to TMN Standard/Premier members. Must join TIfPI as TMN Standard/Premier member. Then login to access discount.

Thank you for registering. I look forward to working with you, Please bring data from your program or program you want to work on during the workshop.
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Practical Analytics & Psychometrics

Two days, 9 am to 4 pm , simultaneously live & online,
Limited Enrollment = 20

The practicum-based workshop is offered as a live 2-day program. Attendees may also join virtually.  It is for the lay person involved in credentialing. This workshop provides skills in using analytics and psychometrics for credentialing and assessments along with guidance on working more effectively with psychometricians and evaluation professionals. 

Intended audience
  1. Managers and professionals who make decisions related to the application of psychometrics and who engage psychometricians
  2. Professionals who want a better understanding of psychometrics so they can be  better consumers of the services


Given a mandate to oversee or develop a credential and require psychometric and analytic services, you will learn to:

  • Define and select services that meet your needs
  • Make sampling decisions that support your credentialing mandate
  • Select a defensible method for setting a pass score that best meets your needs
  • Identify the need for policies and procedures to reduce administrative error
  • Judge the validity of an assessment based on assessment data
  • Interpret item analyses and test results
  • Judge the efficacy of an assessment instrument
  • Design and conduct validation studies
  • Partner with measurement professionals in ways that protect your interests
  • Respond to challenges to the validity and defense ability of your credential
Books and Materials

The fee includes an electronic copy of the Practical Analytics & Psychometrics Workbook for Credentialing Professionals.   The workbook contains instructions and guidelines.


Topic Outline for the Practical Analytics & Psychometrics Workshop

Day One

  • Definition of analytics, psychometrics, and evaluation
  • Emergence of new players and new methods in analytic, psychometric, and evaluation services
  • Threats to Internal Integrity: Errors

         –  Sampling 

         –  Administrative

         –  Construct 

  • Critical questions to ask

Day Two

  • Norm v criterion scales
  • A comparison of seven standard setting methods.
  • Importance & Criticality
  • Item Analysis
  • Open response & performance assessments
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Critical questions to ask

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