Assessment Life Cycle Stage 4: Examination Administration
Exam administration is careful work; a good deal of planning goes into ensuring it is handled correctly. The central concern at this point in the Assessment Life Cycle is making sure that your examination is administered under the proper testing conditions and that sensitive data is handled appropriately. If done correctly, the tasks of Stage 4 ensure that your examination will be administered in a way that respects the stakes (or “seriousness”) of the exam and supports the validity and defensibility of your assessment program. This white paper explores many of the considerations when undertaking this process.