Prometric to Deliver New Internet Testing Tool For Michigan Nurse Aid Program.Business Editors
BALTIMORE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2000
Prometric, the global leader in computer-based testing Computer-based testing (CBT), also called e-exam, computerized testing and computer-administered testing, is a method of administering tests in which the responses are electronically recorded, assessed, or both. and assessment services, announced today that they will deliver Internet-based testing for the Michigan Nurse Aid Program with a newly developed web-based testing tool called PRIME.
Prometric will use PRIME to author, publish and deliver computer-based practice tests, assessments, pre-tests, and low stakes exams. Prometric Online Testing provides reliable, fault tolerant The ability to continue non-stop when a hardware failure occurs. A fault-tolerant system is designed from the ground up for reliability by building multiples of all critical components, such as CPUs, memories, disks and power supplies into the same computer. exam delivery, full eCommerce support, immediate scoring and a robust web-based reporting tool. A proctor management system has also been integrated should additional security be required.
"The initiative and user friendly PRIME product is one of the most advanced internet test products on the market", said Richard Donnelly, VP Product Marketing at Prometric. "Simplifying test authoring and delivery not only makes it easier for the test giver, but provides a wide variety of learning and assessment testing opportunities for the distance learner."
Prometric has partnered with The Chauncey Group International to deliver the Michigan Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation In psychometrics, applied linguistics and education, competency evaluation is a means for teachers to determine the ability of their students in other ways besides the standardized test.
Usually this includes portfolio assessment. Program. Competency evaluation of nurse aides has been federally mandated for all nurse aides working in long-term care facilities long-term care facility
See skilled nursing facility. since 1987. The Michigan Nurse Aide Program consists of two exams, a Clinical Skills Test and a Knowledge Test. Both exams are eligibility based, linear exams.
The exams will be administered at approximately 17 Regional Test Sites located throughout Michigan. The test sites are responsible for managing the proctor duties for the program. "Prometric's Internet Testing Group takes the time up front to do extensive planning and testing to ensure a quality product," said Robin Stackhouse, Project Manager for the Michigan Nurse Aide Program at The Chauncey Group International. "The system developers and project managers at Prometric are extremely responsive and customer-focused."
About Chauncey Group International:
The Chauncey Group International, a subsidiary of Educational Testing Service The Educational Testing Service (or ETS) is the world's largest private educational testing and measurement organization, operating on an annual budget of approximately $1.1 billion on a proforma basis in 2007. (ETS ETS Educational Testing Service (nonprofit private educational testing and measurement organization)
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ETS Engineering (&) Technical Services ), is the leading provider of certification and licensing examinations for professionals, business and government. With more than 25 years of experience in designing, developing and administering occupational, licensure, certification and professional assessment, The Chauncey Group has helped customers define competencies and measure those competencies effectively and fairly.
The Chauncey Group administered certification and licensure programs to almost two million candidates via paper-and-pencil, computer-based, and Internet-based testing programs in 82 countries over the past year. The Chauncey Group is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton, New Jersey is located in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. Princeton University has been sited in the town since 1756. with offices in Washington, D.C. and Paris, France.
Prometric,(R) a division of Thomson Learning, a global leader in the delivery of technology-based testing and assessment services for information technology (IT) industry certification, academic admissions and professional licensure/certification. Prometric delivers standardized tests A standardized test is a test administered and scored in a standard manner. The tests are designed in such a way that the "questions, conditions for administering, scoring procedures, and interpretations are consistent"  for more than 180 clients, through its network of more than 3500 Authorized Prometric Testing Centers(R) and Prometric Testing Centers(R) in 128 countries.
Worldwide, Prometric delivers exams in 25 different languages and employs more than 1500 full-time personnel. Prometric can be found on the World Wide Web at www.prometric.com. Based in Baltimore, Maryland "Baltimore" redirects here. For the surrounding county, see Baltimore County, Maryland. For other uses, see Baltimore (disambiguation).
Baltimore is an independent city located in the state of Maryland in the United States. , Prometric is the technology-based testing division of Thomson Learning, which is among the largest providers of lifelong learning Lifelong learning is the concept that "It's never too soon or too late for learning", a philosophy that has taken root in a whole host of different organisations. Lifelong learning is attitudinal; that one can and should be open to new ideas, decisions, skills or behaviors. information. Visit www.thomsonlearning.com for more information.