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Benefits of Moving from Paper and Pencil to Computer-based Testing

Computers and the internet have impacted industries across the globe. One specific industry where substantial change has occurred is paper-based testing services. Castle identified early on the great advantages computer-based testing could offer our customers, and for the better part of a decade, we have made significant investments in our onsite and online computer-based testing…

Transitioning: Paper-based Testing to Internet-based Testing

How Internet-based Testing Can Benefit You Internet-based testing (IBT) is now common in our industry, but it can at first be intimidating to candidates and time-intensive to organizations making the change from paper-based testing. This section describes Internet-based testing in more detail, explains its advantages, and provides suggestions and techniques for making a smooth transition. Communicating the Transition…

Castle Experts and Clients Making Impact at ICE Exchange

The Institute of Credentialing Excellence, or ICE, is a professional membership association that provides education, networking, and other resources for organizations and individuals who work in and serve the credentialing industry. ICE is a leading developer of standards for both certification and certificate programs and it is both a provider of and a clearing house…

Castle Introduces ICE Exchange 2016 Keynote Speaker

Castle Worldwide’s Rob Pedigo, Vice President of Psychometrics and Client Services, had the honor of introducing the opening Keynote Speaker, Alex Sheen, at the 2016 ICE Exchange. Alex is the founder of ‘because I said I would’, the international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked…

An ABC Program Focuses on Training and Assessing Mastery of a Specific Set of Learning Outcomes

This article was originally published in the Institute for Credentialing Excellence’s quarterly publication, ICE Digest. Accreditation is a process through which a credentialing program is evaluated against a set of defined standards and is awarded recognition if it complies with those standards. One reason why third-party accreditation is appealing to credentialing programs is that it...