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Assessment

Get Ready for the End of Curriculum Exam

May 1, 2019

The PAEA Assessment team, led in this effort by Assessment Specialist Denise Rizzolo, will convene a series of online open house sessions designed to help programs learn more about the new PAEA End of Curriculum™ exam. These sessions, each lasting approximately 30 minutes, will be held on the following dates and times: Thursday, May 16, […]

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PACKRAT® Is Here to Stay

April 10, 2019

In a development 23 years in the making, the PACKRAT® name is officially official! Our long-time self-assessment tool has been granted a registered trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This allows us to better protect our rights to PACKRAT as the name of an educational resource should anyone use it in a way […]

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How Does Your Program Handle Assessment?

March 12, 2019

Is your program currently using the PAEA End of Rotation™ exams? Are you curious about how other programs are using the exams to evaluate students? The examinations are standardized, but the adoption, use, and grading of these exams are not — leading many programs to inquire about how best to utilize these examinations in their […]

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Take a Peek at the End of Curriculum Development Process

January 24, 2019

While the PAEA End of Curriculum™ exam is still in development, information on the general process and timeline are available to help faculty understand this new exam and make decisions about adoption for future use at your program. A new webpage on EndofCurriculum.org features a two-minute video describing the rigorous development process from item writing […]

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New Resources for PAEA Assessment Suite of Exams

January 16, 2019

Beginning at the 2018 PAEA Education Forum, and with a subsequent email to program directors last month, we released new resources on the PAEA Assessment Suite of Exams to help programs understand how the forthcoming End of Curriculum™ exam fits with our existing exams (PACKRAT™ and the End of Rotation™ exams). These resources will help […]

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ExamDriver Holiday Service Schedule

December 19, 2018

As we celebrate the holiday season, PAEA will have no customer service coverage, and will be restricting proctored exams, on the following dates: Monday, December 24 Tuesday, December 25 Monday, December 31 after 12 p.m. ET (Note: ExamDriver will be unavailable after this time.) Tuesday, January 1 You may still schedule unproctored PACKRAT™ exams — […]

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See Comparative Statistics for PACKRAT Version 23

December 12, 2018

PACKRAT™ Version 23 national statistics have been added to cohort and student performance reports. These data, available to faculty users, include national average scores, standard deviations, and percentile statistics — and will be updated weekly as more students take the exam. We wait for 300 administrations to make this announcement to ensure the statistics are […]

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Important Dates for PAEA Assessment

November 7, 2018

It’s a busy time for PAEA Assessment as we make sure everything is in top shape for the end of the semester. Here are some important dates to keep in mind: PACKRAT™ Version 23 publication. Version 23 has been live since Friday, November 2. However, you may have noticed some missing data on your score […]

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