The science behind the MCSE

If you’ve taken an IT certification exam, you’ve probably stared dumbfounded at more than one question. You hate it for its difficulty, while you’re also impressed for the very same reason.

Taking a Microsoft exam is hard, but authoring that exam is even harder. Questions are written to validate your knowledge, but they must also be scientifically reasonable and measurable. Those shadowy scientists behind the MCSE and many other certification exams are called Psychometricians, and the secret knowledge they possess will blow your mind.

Join Pluralsight Author Evangelist Greg Shields in this exclusive interview with Liberty Munson, Principal Psychometrician for Microsoft Technical Certification. You’ll peer into a side of the MCSE you’ve never seen: The science behind how your questions get written.

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