Link: IMS Question and Test Interoperability v2.1 (pdf).
Providing a decade of interoperable assessment, IMS Question and Test Interoperability is a widely used specification for managing and sharing assessment material. Now that we are near the release of the final version of QTI v2.1 this paper provides an overview of the specification, outlining [...]
Link: Concepts and standardization in areas relating to competence (pdf)
Summary: This paper reviews terminology, motivation, history and current work in areas relating to skill or competence. Many useful services, clarifying pathways within and from education to employment, self-assessment, and selection would be facilitated by better standardization of the format in which related [...]
Link: What is assessment item banking? (html). What is assessment item banking? (pdf).
A CETIS Briefing paper on item banks, collections of assessment items and associated software to enable the storing of content to support the assessment of student learning. An assessment item is a complex object, consisting of a question [...]
Link: What is IMS Question and Test Interoperability? (pdf).
A briefing paper about IMS Question and Test Interoperability (QTI), which is a specification for a standard way of sharing assessment data.
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Summary: A listing of tools, projects and resources relevant to assessment