Areas of Expertise
Psychometrics and Standard Setting
AIR is a leading organization in the development of new psychometric techniques. As such, we are able to provide a level of psychometric expertise rarely paralleled in other research institutions. AIR leverages this expertise to provide exceptional measurement quality to high-stakes testing, including assisting our clients to avoid pitfalls in assessment and measurement. Our expertise includes Item Response Theory (IRT) modeling, classical item analysis, Generalizability Theory models, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, setting cut scores and performance standards, sampling design, and efficient pilot- and field-testing procedures.