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Twenty-Seven Percent: The Index of Discrimination


This post and accompanying video is part three in a series of four by Aaron Dewald, Associate Director, Center for Innovation in Legal Education, University of Utah College of Law. Watch his second video, and then read his article below regarding how to calculate the index of discrimination. The index of discrimination goes a step
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Tips to Prepare Your Category Structure for the Fall Semester


The success of your assessment efforts depends on your ability to measure the right outcomes. One of the most essential steps in assessment is mapping out the categories you want to track and measure. Determining your assessment categories isn’t a one and done process—you need to revisit them on a regular basis to make sure
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Empowering Faculty by Identifying Assessment “Super Users”


Amy Simolo is an ExamSoft client, and graciously agreed to share her experiences with implementing and using our testing and analytics platform with our blog audience. Implementing a new technological tool can be a scary experience for faculty and faculty-development professionals. The time commitment, the learning curve, and our tendency to resist change can all
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The Definition of Item Difficulty


This post and accompanying video are part two in a series of four by Aaron Dewald, Associate Director, Center for Innovation in Legal Education, University of Utah College of Law. Watch his second video, and then read his article below regarding how to calculate item difficulty. Item difficulty is a simple yet powerful tool to
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Assessment Resources for Nursing Education


While the core tenets of education stay the same, the tools and methods educators use to work toward the best results for students continue to evolve. For today’s nursing school faculty and administrators, part of the job is finding and using the best resources available to help them meet their educational goals. You may have
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