Psychometric Analysis and Reporting of Specialty Exams 2017-12-19T17:33:40+00:00

Project Description

OAERS provides technical support and assistance to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Specialty Exam Committees to inform scoring decisions and exam improvement.

In our role, OAERS conducts item and test level analyses for the yearly administrations of their state-wide speciality law exams, including Elder Law, Bankruptcy Law, Appellate Practice, Criminal Law, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Family Law, Immigration Law, Real Property Law, Social Security Disability, Trademark Law, Utilities Law, and Workers’ Compensation Law. Our team also works with Exam Committee Chairs to increase their assessment literacy through workshops on the fundamentals of psychometrics and measurement, scoring processes, rubric development, and domain specification.