TEST CONSTRUCTION. Assessment 1 TTH 2:35-4:10 Education Program Ateneo de Davao University. Stages in Test Construction. A. Planning the Test Determining the Objectives Preparing the Table of Specifications Selecting the Appropriate Item Format Writing the Test Items
TEST CONSTRUCTION Assessment 1 TTH 2:35-4:10 Education Program Ateneo de Davao University
Stages in Test Construction A. Planning the Test • Determining the Objectives • Preparing the Table of Specifications • Selecting the Appropriate Item Format • Writing the Test Items • Editing the Test items
Stages in Test Construction B. Trying Out the Test • Administering the First Tryout Item Analysis • Administering the Second Tryout Item Analysis • Preparing the Final Form of the Test
Stages in Test Construction C. Establishing Test Validity D. Establishing Test Reliability E. Interpreting the Test Scores
C. Establishing the Test Validity Validity – the degree to which a test is capable of achieving certain aims. Three kinds of Validity (French & Michael, 1966) 1. Content 2. Criterion-related 3. Construct
D. Establishing Test Reliability 1. Measures of stability 2. Measures of equivalence 3. Measures of Equivalence & stability 4. Measures of internal consistency
E. Interpreting the Test Results • The most important stage in the testing process. • To derive vital feedbacks/ information that will give meaning or direction to the purpose of testing.
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References Gronlund, N. E. Preparing Criterion-Referenced Tests for Classroom Instruction. New York:Mc Millan, 1973. Mehrens, W. & Lehman, I. Measurement & Evaluation in Education & Psychology. New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, Inc. 1973. Santos, R. Assessment of Learning 1. Quezon City: Lorimar Publishing, Inc. 2007
May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance as you continue to teach and inspire your students. Eddelyn D. Gupeteo Faculty, Education Program Ateneo de Davao University