Dr. Ric Luecht presented a paper entitled “Design and Implementation of a Large-Scale 1-3-4 Computerized Adaptive Multistage Testing System for Reading and Listening” at the 5th International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT) conference. The IACAT conference was held at the Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 14-16 September.

Dr. Luecht’s paper documents some of the technological system design components and psychometric developments supporting EFSET. EFSET is an online English language testing system being used worldwide by EF Education First, a London-based company specializing in providing distributed English language learning environments. Dr. John Willse, Associate Chair of the ERM Department, is one of the co-authors on the paper.