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Question Item validation provides concrete documentation of the relevance of all Questions items on the Exam Formexam form; it provides documentation that a panel of subject matter experts convened, discussed the relevance of every Questionitem, and agreed for on each Question item to be placed on the Exam Formexam form. Another use of the validation process is in the assembly of the Exam Formexam form. If the experts developed more Questions items for a Blueprint blueprint area than necessary, it is important to quantify the quality of a Question an items to allow selection of only the best Questionsitems.


Click here See The Basics of Exam Development topic for more details about Exam the exam development stages.

As a Validator, you may be working on several Projects projects and have been assigned a certain number of Questions items for each Projectproject. You can see your work assignments in the Project View Summary page.


Access Project View Summary page


Select Develop Questions → Validate. The Project View Summary will appear page appears.

A count of the Questions items you have been assigned to validate will be / pending validation are displayed by the Blueprint areacriteria.Image Removed

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The Project View Summary page has includes the following features:

Number of Questions in a Blueprint area that have been validated by all validators




Area of the Exam Blueprint to which the Questions should be assigned.

Pending Completion

Number of Questions in a Blueprint area that you need to validate.

Validated by me

Number of Questions in a Blueprint area that you have already validated.

Total Completed

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Validate the selected items.


The search criteria used to assign items for the Validation Assignment. If a saved search was used to assign the validation role to the user, the name of the saved search is listed.


Number of items you must validate or that are remaining to be validated according to the specific Validation Assignment.

Due Date

The date in mm/dd/yyyy format, by which the assignment must be completed.


Comments can be added to Questions items by clicking on the Comments tab.

A Questions Summary section displays information about a Questionan Item.