Specialist Certification Examination Item Writing: An Overview

This course provides an overview of techniques for writing certification examination items, presented by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. This online course is step one in the overall Specialization Academy of Content Experts (SACE) Item Writing course. The content presented is foundational and applies equally to all areas of specialization.

Course Code:

LMS-212A

APTACategory

Category1

cert_CA approval

CPTA2018-19

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Review the course materials (there is NO Narration); complete the assessment with at least a 70% score; complete the course evaluation; claim certificate.

Course level

Basic

Date published

06/07/2018

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Eric Pelletier, PT, DPT; National Board of Medical Examines

Learning objectives

  1. Identify the three parts of a valid A-type item.
  2. Recall the characteristics of an acceptable item stem, lead-in, and item options.
  3. Recognize the characteristics of G-type items.
  4. Identify best practices for writing vignettes.
  5. Recall the importance of maintaining test confidentiality.
  6. Identify appropriate item submission guidelines.
  7. Recognize the rules for writing valid items.
  8. Identify examples of well-written and poorly written items.

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#Lessons:
1PDF
2Assessment - Item Writing
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.3
Credit Categories
Domains:Item writing, specialist certification
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