Quality assessments, groundbreaking research and measurement, and user-driven educational solutions
Learn more about ETS Research & Development.
Innovation can help to realize the full potential of assessment. Continued advances in educational technology, analysis and measurement practices, and learning sciences can serve to enable better understanding of where learners are in their educational journey and what they need in order to progress.
ETS’s Research & Development (R&D) division is committed to advancing innovation, fairness, equity and measurement quality in assessment and learning materials.
The following are just some of the assessment needs that ETS R&D serves:
On a broad level, design and development work includes:
ETS R&D has long driven the state of the art in educational measurement, applying the latest research to meet needs such as:
R&D also collaborates with other units at ETS to develop innovative, technology-enhanced assessment content including:
Our design, development and analysis practices aim to make sure that assessments and their related materials are: