The Kaskaskia College Nursing program hosted respected
nursing educator Dr. Linda Caputi for a seminar on “Test Construction and Test
Item Writing” and how to align these with the National Council Licensure
Examination (NCLEX) test blueprint. The seminar was attended by both Kaskaskia
College and Rend Lake College nursing faculty.
Dr. Caputi is certified as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
from the National League for Nursing. She has authored over 25 educational
multimedia programs, nursing education books, produced and developed
videotapes, and published book chapters, journal articles, and board games for
nursing education. She is editor of the second edition (2010) of Teaching
Nursing: The Art and Science (Volumes 1, 2, & 3), and coauthor of Teaching
Nursing: The Art and Science, It’s All About Student Success (Volume 4). She
serves on the editorial staff for Nursing Education Perspectives, as the editor
of the column Innovation Center, a publication of the National League for
Nursing. Dr. Caputi has presented her
work for over 20 years on many nursing topics.