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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...

Focus on Learning: Consider the Needs of the Learner

Read this great article, published by Learning Solutions Magazine, from our lead instructional designer, Jon Duggan. To develop impactful eLearning we must first consider the needs of the learner. Castle’s Learning development team concentrates on the organizational goals as well as the learners’ characteristics when developing custom eLearning or assessment-based certificate programs for our clients. Jon’s insight into…

Biometrics In Test Delivery: Castle’s Photo Image Tracking

Castle’s Photo Image Tracking (PIT) solution is the easiest to implement for the candidate, test program, and test site. It also happens to be the most effective biometric tool. Testing vendors have incorporated many types of biometrics to enhance candidate authentication, including palm vein scans, fingerprints, and voice print authentication (one of the methods we incorporate…