Professional Testing, Inc.
Providing High Quality Examination Programs

From the Item Bank

The Professional Testing Blog

 

Archives for Professional Testing

What are Pretest Questions and Why Do We Use Them?

March 22, 2017  | Published by  | Leave a comment

Pretest questions, also referred to as pilot or beta questions, do not count towards candidate’s scores but do provide useful... View Article





Intellectual Property Protection for Certification Organizations

February 22, 2017  | Published by  | Leave a comment

By Richard Bar, Esq., Partner, GKG Law Credentialing organizations have unique intellectual property issues that do not apply to other... View Article





Calling all Credentialing Organizations: Join a Movement Driving the Future Credentialing Ecosystem

February 8, 2017  | Published by  | Leave a comment

By Roy A. Swift, Ph.D., Executive Director, Workcred What do credentials really mean, anyway? Are they truly valuable or worth... View Article





Reader Favorites: 2016’s Top 5 Posts

January 18, 2017  | Published by  | Leave a comment

Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2017 with a look back at our most popular 2016 posts. If you missed... View Article





Happy Holidays from PTI

December 21, 2016  | Published by  | Leave a comment

From our PTI family to yours, we wish you the happiest of holidays and a Happy New Year! Check back... View Article





Accreditation – Clients Share Their Stories

June 29, 2016  | Published by  | Leave a comment

Professional Testing, Inc. has been leading certification bodies through the accreditation process for several years and is proud to share... View Article





Happy Holidays from PTI

December 23, 2015  | Published by  | Leave a comment

From our PTI family to yours, we wish you the happiest of holidays and a Happy New Year! Check back... View Article





Professional Testing to Present at ATP 2016 Conference

December 17, 2015  | Published by  | Leave a comment

Professional Testing is thrilled to be presenting at several sessions at the upcoming Innovations in Testing conference, March 20–23, 2016, in Orlando.





WHITE PAPER – Microcredentials: Combining Theory with Real World Application

September 9, 2015  | Published by  | Leave a comment

Many industry sectors are experiencing a shortage of skilled and qualified workers. While professional certifications are one way workers can demonstrate their qualifications, they are time and resource intensive coming to market. Also, some jobs require workers with specific skills, rather than the full range of knowledge and skills required to perform an entire job (traditional certification/traditional job).





Competencies as a Common Language

August 19, 2015  | Published by  | Leave a comment

By: Roy Swift, Ph.D., Executive Director, Workcred - an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

Credentials hold the power to build education and career paths. But the last decade has seen enormous growth in the number and variety of labor market credentials – college degrees, educational certificates, industry certifications, occupational licenses, and micro-credentials such as badges. This growth has fueled confusion among students, workers, job seekers, and employers who are left to navigate the “credentialing maze” without a guiding compass.