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2014-10-07 12:37:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rapidly growing literature on teamwork and collaborative problem solving suggests that these skills are becoming increasingly important in today's organizations. However, significant developments in the evaluation of these skills are occurring within different research communities, often independently of one another. For this reason, ETS will gather experts working in these areas to share their innovative approaches Nov. 3-4....

2014-09-16 23:02:55

Respected Experts Contributing to ProExam’s Research on Non-Cognitive Assessment NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Professional Examination Service, the most experienced organization in professional licensure and certification services, today announced that Carolyn MacCann, Ph.D., and Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulze have joined the organization’s Center for Innovative Assessments as visiting scholars. They will work with ProExam Vice President and Chief Scientist Rich Roberts, Ph.D., in...

2014-09-08 12:34:28

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,500 reports from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Research Report Series, some dating back to the founding of the organization, are now available through the Wiley Online Library, the world's broadest multidisciplinary collection of online resources, company officials announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO "This is the first time that the vast majority of reports in the ETS Research...

2014-08-25 08:25:09

Never-before-published real test questions provide more in-depth practice to help prospective graduate and business school students PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to requests from test takers, educators, and advisors for additional GRE(®) test preparation materials, the GRE Program has unveiled new practice questions for the GRE?(®) revised General Test to help students do their best on test day....

2014-08-14 16:24:50

Second annual report highlights widespread use of TOEIC® test to measure English proficiency in the workplace PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Educational Testing Service (ETS) is releasing the second annual report on TOEIC(®) test takers worldwide for the TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading (L&R) assessment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The TOEIC(®) Listening and Reading Report on Test Takers Worldwide is based on the information...

2014-08-05 12:25:59

Over 900 raters scored 60,000 hours of video footage from classroom observations PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research scientists from Educational Testing Service (ETS) co-authored six of the 16 chapters in a new book from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project, which was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Much of their work centered on developing systems for training raters to evaluate teacher performances in order to avoid subjectivity...

2014-08-05 08:41:51

Joins growing number of states offering the affordable, accessible alternative to the GED® test PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand access to high school equivalency testing, the California State Board of Education has approved Educational Testing Service's (ETS) HiSET® program as an affordable alternative to the GED® test. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO California is the 12th state to choose the HiSET program, which offers computer-...

2014-07-10 08:32:01

PRINCETON, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Videos of interviews and presentations from some of the world's leading experts in large-scale international assessment and research are now available online from Educational Testing Service (ETS). The featured videos were recorded during the PIAAC Invitational Research Conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO The conference took place in Washington, D.C., last November, and attracted over 200...

2014-07-08 08:37:17

Website offers formative assessment resource materials and guidelines. PRINCETON, N.J., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers and assessment specialists at Educational Testing Service (ETS), has launched a website to provide resources for teachers and practitioners to use for formative assessment purposes in their classrooms. These resources are designed to target and lead to improved academic reading skills for English learners (EL) at the middle school...

2014-06-09 16:23:34

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-three members of ETS's Research & Development (R&D) division plus 25 distinguished contributors from the United States, Canada and Europe have authored a new book on the design, use and challenges of computerized multistage testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO Computerized Multistage Testing: Theory and Applications, recently published by Chapman & Hall/CRC, is edited by ETS's Duanli Yan,...


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