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Item-writing workshop draws big crowd, rave reviews (30-Jul-2010)
More than 170 allied health professionals attended an NHA and NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)-sponsored item-writing workshop July 30 in Kansas City.
Director of Psychometrics Dr. Jeff Kelley coached the attendees and provide extensive training in technically sound, multiple-choice item writing and test construction. The items the participants wrote at the workshop actually will be used on future assessments.
"We wanted to bring content experts together for training, item-writing and networking," said Becky Rabbitt, executive director at NHA. "Participants received outstanding training in the science of good item-writing and assessment. We look forward to hosting the event again next year."