KITE® Suite

Content Builder
Content Builder is the item banking solution for the KITE Suite. This application provides all the essential features for content development processes in educational assessments, such as content framework, test specifications, media, item tasks and test construction. Content Builder has support for developing cross-platform, technology-enhanced items, and provides the ability to tag tasks and media for accessibility based on APIP (Accessible Portable Item Protocol) standards.
Educator Portal
Educator Portal serves all educators in the areas of administering assessments and monitoring the student learning process. Educators can upload student profile data and APIP PNP (Personal Needs and Preferences) data, enroll students in assessments, create/maintain passwords for both low- and high-stakes assessments, view reports, access professional development content, and manage user accounts.
Test Delivery Engine
The KITE Test Delivery Engine serves as one single portal for administering all types of student assessments, ranging from formative and interim to summative. The KITE Test Delivery Engine is cross-platform compatible: It is supported on Windows, Mac, and tablet environments. Using KITE Client software, the KITE Test Delivery Engine can deliver high-stakes assessments that meet any computer-related security measures required.
Learning Map Tool
The Learning Map Tool enables researchers to build complex learning maps that contain thousands of learning nodes and connections using HTML5-based map-editor or spreadsheet features. The tool is cross-platform compatible and is accessed using standard web browsers.
Intaglio
Intaglio allows for the creation of technology-enhanced items that are cross-platform compatible. This application uses HTML5-based solutions to enable item writers to develop cross-platform compatible, technology-enhanced items in simple and intuitive steps. Examples of these items include allowing students to respond by building Venn diagrams, manipulating representations of items or capturing graphic responses from students.
KITE Client
KITE Client software provides a secure testing environment for students and test takers. KITE Client contains all required test security measures so that the KITE Test Delivery Engine can be used to administer high-stakes assessments.

The KITE Client is a customized version of a leading open-source web browser; it is supported in Windows and Mac environments.

 


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