Opiniestuk in de krant!

Op 1 juni 2018 was er een leuk opiniestuk te lezen in De Standaard. Roos Van Gasse wierp er de vraag op waarom we eigenlijk zoveel tijd, geld en goede bedoelingen investeren in iets als ‘de examenperiode’ als de beoordelingen twijfelachtig kunnen zijn. Ben jij het met haar eens?

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Interview met winnaars D-PAC Inspiratie Award

Een schaal ontwikkelen met D-PAC en daar vervolgens 2700 teksten mee beoordelen. Onderzoekers Nina Vandermeulen & Brenda van den Broek wonnen op 15 november met hun prachtige poster over dit onderzoek de D-PAC Inspiratie Award. Wat kunnen zij ons – als ervaringsdeskundigen – leren over comparatief beoordelen?

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Using D-PAC for CV-screening

Comparative judgement is nowadays predominantly used in the educational domain. The D-PAC team aims to explore CJ’s strengths beyond this realm, for example in the recruitment and selection domain. Therefore, we conducted a try-out investigating whether or not D-PAC was successful when applied to CV-screening. Consequently we partnered with Hudson (http://be.hudson.com – a human resources consultancy company) using a received job opening from a client. Forty-two CV’s were received and D-PAC was used with 7 assessors to compare the CV’s. Assessors also provided pairwise feedback to justify each choice. The main questions were related to reliability and validity: (1) how reliable is the D-PAC assessment on CV screening with expert assessors (if the assessment would be performed again, how strongly will the ranking resemble the current one)? And (2) do all assessors look at the same and relevant criteria of the CV’s in relation to the job ad (validity)?

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SOS scoring ‘briefing notes’? College of Europe Bruges tried D-PAC!

In the last months, several D-PAC try-outs have run. In these try-outs, assessments are set up in diverse organizations. For the organizations, the aim is to experiment with D-PAC. For us as a team, the try-outs are valuable to gain information on different aspects of D-PAC: the user-friendliness of the tool, how the tool can be embedded in real life situations and on how information out of D-PAC is used.

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D-PAC successfully handles video-material on large scale

A first pairwise comparison experiment with video material in D-PAC is successfully completed. The goal of this experiment was twofolded: (1) test the tool on the scalability using videos; (2) and test the inter-rater reliability.

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