How do assessment developers keep up with the increased demand for new items and get the most out of expensive Subject Matter Experts?
Finetune Generate is a tool your item writers can use to speed up item authoring by up to 50%. By applying advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and powerful cutting-edge natural language generation (NLG) to the problems of item authoring, Finetune Generate increases the efficiency of item authors to rapidly produce high-quality items.
Unlike traditional Automated Item Generation systems that use template based models, Finetune Generate takes no upfront setup work by the user. Instead, writers get access to Generate’s AI authoring engine to create new and novel items with a click of a button.
Generate’s AI engine automatically learns from a few examples of representative items. Additionally, our AI allows seamless transition across various item types including multiple choice items, free response questions and situational judgement tasks among others.
With Finetune Generate item writing becomes significantly faster.
The demand for items is increasing multiple fold. You might need more items in order to:
Improve test security — As learning and assessment goes online, test security is more important than ever. Having more items is critical in any test security program.
Kickstart a formative assessment or test prep. program — Formative assessment and test prep. programs take a great deal of items. Generate can help your team create many more items to seed your bank.
Lessen reliance on copyrighted material — Items can be expensive when it uses copyrighted material. Generate allows you to create original, net-new content.
Lessen reliance on vendors - Content creators rely on vendors to provide items for projects. Generate allows your in house team to create more items with the team you have.
Finetune Generate efficiently and in real-time creates a large volume of lexically correct item content.
Dramatically speed up item authoring and solve the common problems of keeping up with in-bound item demand.
- Subject Matter Experts are expensive — Generate helps produce more items, so the team can rebalance their time towards more critical tasks like reviewing, editing, and validating.
- Subject Matter Experts are difficult to recruit — since Generate helps produce more items, you can get more out of the team you already have.
- Subject Matter Experts have conflicts of interest. Depending on your licensing or credentialing body, the best SMEs for your project may not be able to write for you.
- Subject Matter Experts are costly to train. Getting an item writer up to speed on your quality rubric takes time, effort, and sometimes travel budget. Generate jump starts the process so they need significantly less training.
- Subject Matter Experts are not necessarily good writers — Generate helps nudge them towards exemplar items by producing lexically correct item content that they can then lightly edit.
- Item writing is a difficult creative process — Coming up with creative ideas for interesting, high quality items is challenging. Generate kicks off the creative process by producing a novel, net-new item.
“One of the hardest things to do is come up with interesting ideas for items. Generate jumpstarts that immediately.”Current Partner
Need ready to use items only?
If you prefer to receive final items, Finetune can work with your organization to offer final, ready to use, SME reviewed items instead of using the platform directly.