The Northeast Comprehensive Center’s Innovations in Learning Team is making available a new online course to help states better prepare for computer-based testing. The course entitled, Building an Environment for Computer-Based Testing, was launched on Monday, February 10, 2014. Subsequent runnings of the course will begin on Monday, March 31, 2014, Monday, May 19, 2014 and Monday, July 14, 2014.

This six-module online course includes:

  • A needs assessment for district’s to understand readiness for computer-based testing in four key functional areas — 1) content, 2) teaching, 3) technology, and 4) operations.
  • The development of a strategic plan to ensure success that is suitable for school board and community members.
  • Creation of an implementation plan designed for district administrators, building leaders, and teaching staff.
  • A lightly facilitated project management relationship, where we guide districts through critical steps towards scaling their computer-based testing program.
  • A customized set of deliverables that align with the district’s schedule for computer-based testing planning and implementation.
  • A practical set of accountability guidelines for assessing the quality of the district’s computer-based testing program.

To register for the course, please do so through the following form:

Jason Gaines, Brandon Saunders,  Regional Innovations in Learning Team

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