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So far in this series we’ve focused on the learner’s behaviour with respect to the proficiency test. In this final installment, we bring it back to the educator.
In the last installment of this series, we reviewed why you should strongly encourage learners to carefully review their incorrect response feedback, so if they don’t pass on their first attempt, they almost certainly will on their second.
In the previous installment in this series, we reviewed taking quizzes and testing as a part of the training experience. In this installment, we’ll review how to instruct your team to approach tests.
So far in this six part series on Implementing RAI proficiency testing, we’ve covered why testing is critical to RAI assessment success, and how to get over the initial anxiety that comes with testing. In this installment, we’ll review why you should test early and often.
So you’ve made the decision to ask your team to take RAI Proficiency tests. Now, how can you ensure that your team gets the most they can get out of testing?
Proficiency, or competency testing, is a scary concept for a lot of organizations who aren’t used to the idea. The anxiety of staff often goes through roof when they hear that they are being asked to take a test on the MDS. For other organizations, tests are just a normal part of learning and no one thinks twice about it. Why is that?