Winter/Spring 2015

Volume 15 / Issue 1

Table of Contents

Test Security Clashes  with Social Media


E-ATP To Host Conference in Dublin


ATP Security Committee Releases Two New Publications


ATP Launches New Health Care SIG


JATT Welcomes New Editorial Board


Innovations Keynote Speakers Challenge Audience



Test Security Clashes with Social Media

ATP Leaders Defend Actions of Members

When does the monitoring of social media in the interests of test security clash with student privacy rights? Or does it?  That was the question trending among educational and general media in March. Read the full article.

E-ATP to Host Conference in Dublin

Call for Papers Ends April 3

The Dublin Intercontinental Hotel will be the site of E-ATP's 2015 Conference planned for 23-25, September. The Call for Presentations is open until Friday, April 3 - and seeks to fill three important tracks: Trends and Innovations; Test Development and Standards; Program Best Practices and Success Stories. Read the full article.

ATP Security Committee Releases Two New Subcommittee Publications

The ATP Security Committee, under the auspices of Co-Chairs Rory McCorkle of International Credentialing Associates (ICA) and Chuck Friedman of Professional Examination Service, released two new subcommittee publications: ATP Guidelines for Legal Protection of Assessment Content and ATP Online Piracy Enforcement Strategies: Guidelines and Best Practices.Read the full article.

ATP Launches New Health Care SIG

ATP CEO, Dr. William G. Harris, announced the launch of a new global special interest group that will focus on exam issues in health care.  "For now, the new SIG is called Exams in Health Care.  This name is a placeholder as it will be one of the first tasks of the new SIG leadership to identify a name that holds universal appeal," Harris announced.Read the full article.

JATT Welcomes New Editorial Board

 ATP's Journal for Applied Testing Technology (JATT) welcomed a new Editorial Board this year.  Previous editor Chad Buckendahl of Alpine Testing Solutions was honored at the Innovations Conference for his many years of leadership in JATT, which included professionalizing the journal and enhancing its online profile.  Taking up the reins will be Reid Klion, Ph.D. and Cor Sluijter, Ph.D.  Read the full article.

Innovations Conference Keynote Speakers Challenge Audience

A sold-out audience at Innovations in Testing 2015 was treated to thought provoking keynote speeches which opened and closed the three day event held in Palm Springs, CA in March. Read the full article.


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