EDTECH 213 2nd Sem SY 2013-2014
Manny Buenafe
Karmila Ortega
Objectives
 Recall/review the types of question and how to

construct them.
 Be familiar on some online test creation to...
Test Construction
 What are the different types of test questions?
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Construct an
effective stem.
Bad Stem
Bad stem
Which of the following is a What operations should
true statement?
we use to find the missing
minuend?
a...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Ask the question in
a positive way
Negative phrasing
Which of the following
statements is not true?

Better use of negative
phrasing
Which of the following
s...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Avoid sentence
completion
Interior Blank
To change percent to
decimal, we need to move
the decimal point two
places to the _________.

Question form...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

All alternatives
should be plausible
Implausible Alternatives

To change percent to decimal, how many times
should we move the decimal point?
a. 2
b. 3
c. 2 00...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Avoid wordy
alternatives
Wordy Alternatives
How do we change dissimilar fractions to similar
fractions?
a. Get the LCD of the fractions, divide by ...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Avoid overlapping
alternatives
Overlapping alternatives
How do we describe the elements of this set: {x|x = 2n}?
a. Set of all even numbers
b. Set of all...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Alternatives should
have homogenous
content
Heterogeneous content
How do we change percent to fraction form?
a. Remove the percent symbol then write 100 as a

denomin...
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Alternatives should
be free from clues.
The alternatives should…
 Have a grammar consistent with the stem
 Be parallel in form
 Be similar in length
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

The alternatives all of the
above and none of the
above shouldn’t be used.
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

The alternatives
should be presented
in a logical order
Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice
Questions

Avoid complex
alternatives
Complex Alternatives
What operations are involved in division?
a. Addition
b. Subtraction

c. Multiplication
d. A and B
e....
Short Answer Test Items
 Typically, the student is asked to reply with a word, phrase,

name, or sentence, rather than a ...
Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items
 Questions must be carefully worded so that all

students understand the specif...
II. Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items
 Word completion or fillin questions so that missing

information is at, or...
III. Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items
 When an answer is to be expressed in numerical units, the unit

should be...
Online Test Creator
Testmoz (www.testmoz.com)
 4 Question Types
 True/False, MCQ, MR, FIB
 Detailed Reports
 Free and No Registration requ...
How to create a test in Testmoz
Let’s go online! 
www.testmoz.com
Google Forms (Google Drive app)
 Surveys or Polls (Text, Paragraph

text, MCQ, Checkboxes, Choose from a
list, Scale, Gri...
How to create a survey in Google
Drive
Let’s go online! 
Pls log in to your google acct.
Benefits of using Online
Test/Assessment Tools
 Test/Survey results and feedback are immediately

available.
 Add flexib...
Benefits of using Online
Test/Assessment Tools
 Identify areas of learner understanding.
 Use diagnostic reports.

 Ins...
Source:
 Google images for logos
 www.testmoz.com
 http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/05/22/the-

best-way-to-creat...
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  1. 1. EDTECH 213 2nd Sem SY 2013-2014 Manny Buenafe Karmila Ortega
  2. 2. Objectives  Recall/review the types of question and how to construct them.  Be familiar on some online test creation tools.  Create an online test/assessment.
  3. 3. Test Construction  What are the different types of test questions?
  4. 4. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Construct an effective stem.
  5. 5. Bad Stem Bad stem Which of the following is a What operations should true statement? we use to find the missing minuend? a. We subtract to get a missing minuend b. We subtract to get a missing subtrahend c. We add to get a missing minuend a. Add b. Subtract c. Multiply
  6. 6. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Ask the question in a positive way
  7. 7. Negative phrasing Which of the following statements is not true? Better use of negative phrasing Which of the following statements is not true? a. even + even = even a. even + even = even b. odd + odd = odd b. odd + odd = odd c. even + odd = even c. even + odd = even
  8. 8. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Avoid sentence completion
  9. 9. Interior Blank To change percent to decimal, we need to move the decimal point two places to the _________. Question form To change percent to decimal, in what direction should we move the decimal point? a. Left a. Right b. Right b. Left c. Lastdigit c. Last digit
  10. 10. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions All alternatives should be plausible
  11. 11. Implausible Alternatives To change percent to decimal, how many times should we move the decimal point? a. 2 b. 3 c. 2 000 000
  12. 12. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Avoid wordy alternatives
  13. 13. Wordy Alternatives How do we change dissimilar fractions to similar fractions? a. Get the LCD of the fractions, divide by the numerator then multiply by the denominator b. Get the LCD of the fractions, divide by the denominator then multiply by the numerator c. Get the LCD of the fractions, add it to the denominator then subtract by the numerator
  14. 14. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Avoid overlapping alternatives
  15. 15. Overlapping alternatives How do we describe the elements of this set: {x|x = 2n}? a. Set of all even numbers b. Set of all multiples of 4 c. Set of all multiples of 8
  16. 16. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Alternatives should have homogenous content
  17. 17. Heterogeneous content How do we change percent to fraction form? a. Remove the percent symbol then write 100 as a denominator b. Remove the percent symbol then write 100 as a numerator c. Remove the percent symbol then move the decimal point twice to the right.
  18. 18. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Alternatives should be free from clues.
  19. 19. The alternatives should…  Have a grammar consistent with the stem  Be parallel in form  Be similar in length
  20. 20. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions The alternatives all of the above and none of the above shouldn’t be used.
  21. 21. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions The alternatives should be presented in a logical order
  22. 22. Tips on an Effective Multiple Choice Questions Avoid complex alternatives
  23. 23. Complex Alternatives What operations are involved in division? a. Addition b. Subtraction c. Multiplication d. A and B e. B and C
  24. 24. Short Answer Test Items  Typically, the student is asked to reply with a word, phrase, name, or sentence, rather than a more extended response.  Direct Questions / Short Answer Who is the current Prime Minister of Canada?  Incomplete Sentences / Fill In the Blanks  The current Prime Minister of Canada is _____?   Items are fairly easy to construct and mark  Assess mainly knowledge, comprehension, and some application.
  25. 25. Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items  Questions must be carefully worded so that all students understand the specific nature of the question asked and the answer required.  Poor: Wellington defeated Napoleon in _____ ?  Better: In what battle fought in 1815 did Wellington defeat Napoleon? OR In what year did Wellington defeat Napoleon at Waterloo?
  26. 26. II. Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items  Word completion or fillin questions so that missing information is at, or near the end of, the sentence. Makes reading and responding easier.  Poor: In the year ______ , Canada turned 100 years old.  Better: Canada turned 100 years old in the year _____ .  Instructions and teacher’s expectations about filling in blanks should be made clear. Indicate whether each blank of equal length represents one word or several words, whether long blanks require sentences or phrases, and whether synonymous terms are accepted.
  27. 27. III. Guidelines for Writing Short Answer Items  When an answer is to be expressed in numerical units, the unit should be stated.  Poor: If a room measures 7 metres by 4 metres, the perimeter is _____ .  Better: If a room measures 7 metres by 4 metres, the perimeter is _____ metres (or m).  Do not use too many blanks in completion items. The emphasis should be on knowledge and comprehension, not mind reading!  Consider: In the year _____ , Prime Minister _________ signed the __________ , which led to a ___________ which was __________ .
  28. 28. Online Test Creator
  29. 29. Testmoz (www.testmoz.com)  4 Question Types  True/False, MCQ, MR, FIB  Detailed Reports  Free and No Registration required!   Passcode protected
  30. 30. How to create a test in Testmoz Let’s go online!  www.testmoz.com
  31. 31. Google Forms (Google Drive app)  Surveys or Polls (Text, Paragraph text, MCQ, Checkboxes, Choose from a list, Scale, Grid, Date, Time)  Surveys can be shared.  Responses can be viewed immediately.  Detailed Reports
  32. 32. How to create a survey in Google Drive Let’s go online!  Pls log in to your google acct.
  33. 33. Benefits of using Online Test/Assessment Tools  Test/Survey results and feedback are immediately available.  Add flexibility of delivery.  Provide multiple opportunities.  Determine prior knowledge.
  34. 34. Benefits of using Online Test/Assessment Tools  Identify areas of learner understanding.  Use diagnostic reports.  Instant grading!  Tests are easily edited and can be used again in the future.
  35. 35. Source:  Google images for logos  www.testmoz.com  http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2008/05/22/the- best-way-to-create-online-tests/  http://www.proprofs.com/blog/2013/01/benefits-ofusing-online-assessments/

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