Professional Development

Welcome to CETE Assessment Services Professional Development Offerings. Each of these modules are closed captioned so audio is optional.

Why Are Tests Important?
This 5-minute video provides an overview of the importance of end of course exams for Ohio’s CTE. This video also has links you will want to bookmark including our About the Assessments page and test blueprints. To get started, select the play button.

Creating Quality Multiple-Choice Test Items
In this module, you will learn about tips and tricks for improving your multiple-choice test items. Since WebXam end-of-course exams are delivered in a multiple-choice format, being able to test learners throughout the year using multiple-choice can help prepare them for the WebXam tests. This module should take 20–30 minutes to complete. To get started, select the image.
e-learning module on creating quality multiple-choice test items

Multiple-Choice Mayhem
While the previous module provides guidance on creating quality multiple-choice test items, Multiple-Choice MAYHEM tests your test-taking skills when faced with poorly written items. Based on facts from Ripley’s Believe it or Not, this game will show you item writing pitfalls in action. After you go through the quiz, each item will be explained. This module should take about 5–10 minutes to complete. Select the image to begin.
Multiple-Choice Mayhem game

WebXam Quick Start Guide: Instructors
This 5-minute video provides an overview and video tutorial to get you started in WebXam. To get started, select the play button.

WebXam Quick Start Guide: Administrators
This 3 and-a-half minute video provides an overview and video tutorial to get you started in WebXam. To get started, select the play button

WebXam About The Tests
This 5-minute module introduces you to WebXam’s About the Tests page. WebXam’s About the Test page is a resource that has test blueprints and links to course outlines and standards. How can you use this information to better prepare your students for WebXam End-of-Course exams? To get started, select the image.

WebXam Ethics
This 7-minute module walks your through WebXam testing safeguards and provides tips to uphold WebXam Testing ethics. To get started, select the image.

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