SkillMetric | Creative Thinking and Problem Solving Assessment

FAQs

FAQs

How long will the assessment take?
Participants will have 60 minutes to complete the assessment. You are free to complete the assessment anywhere you have access to the internet.

What types of questions will be on the assessment?
Participants will be asked to complete a performance task within 30 minutes, where they will analyze information and provide a brief written response. Following the performance task, they will be given an additional 30 minutes to complete a set of 25 selected response items.  

What is the price of SkillMetric?
We offer both per-user pricing, as well as volume-based pricing tiers for enterprises and institutions. Contact us for pricing details.

Who are CAE?
The Council for Aid to Education (CAE) is an internationally recognized expert in assessment development with extensive experience in both large scale assessments (K-12), as well as in individual Performance Learning Task (PLT) development. CAE has adopted the use of PLTs, scenario-based assessments designed to measure higher-order skills and competencies, to improve student learning outcomes. CAE’s flagship assessment, CLA+ (Collegiate Learning Assessment+), is an example of a PLT-based assessment measuring university students’ critical thinking and written communication skills and is valid and reliable at the individual student level. CAE also has extensive experience in psychometrics, research design, and scoring.

Who are Authess?
Authess is an MIT-originated startup, uniquely leveraging technology to measure an individual’s ability to solve complex, real-world problems. The Authess platform supports authoring, delivery, analysis, and reporting of authentic, performance-based assessment. Their proprietary machine learning models and data analytics observe the user (learner, candidate, employee) as they work through a task, capturing not just their answers, but their behavior, process and problem-solving approach. Put simply, Authess bring AI and sophisticated analytics to case studies and other real-world scenarios. The performance reports offer insight into the knowledge, skills and abilities proven more credible predictors of an individual’s competence and future performance than conventional assessments and hiring methods.

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