The Importance of IMS Certification and QTI Compliance

IMS Global Learning Consortium develops and maintains, among other specifications, the Question & Test InteroperabilityⓇ (QTI) standard. The QTI standard enables the exchange of item, test, and results data between authoring tools, item banks, test constructional tools, learning systems, and assessment delivery systems. Many products and vendors claim QTI compliance, and even use the QTI […]

TAO is Spinning Off…

As some of you may know, TAO originated as a research project between the University of Luxembourg (http://wwwen.uni.lu) and the Research Center Henri Tudor (http://www.tudor.lu/en). As a result of the successful deployment of TAO by OECD (to conduct their large scale, international assessment projects for students and adults – PISA and PIAAC), we started getting […]

A Look into Testing Psychometrics with two TAO Psychometricians

We sat down with our psychometricians – Hélène MAYER and Franck GISMONDI – for an interview on their role within the TAO team. (Question) Could you give us a definition of psychometrics? (Mayer & Gismondi) Psychometrics is a discipline designed to develop and analyze psychological and educational measurements. It is dedicated to the construction and […]

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