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Test and some test types (ev elt)


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Test and some test types (ev elt)

  1. 1. Kinds of assessment Test types Principles of test constructionEvelyn RicciNéstor VielmaRicardo González
  2. 2. Assesment Is the process of gatheringinformation about a specific aspect, such as students’ performance.
  3. 3. Kinds of assessment Formal Informal Self-assessment
  4. 4. Kinds of assessment Formal Essays Presentations Research papers Tests
  5. 5. Kinds of assessment Informal Workshops Homework Peer-teaching Five minute quizz
  6. 6. Kinds of assessment Self-assessment (also peer-assessment) Questionnaires Diaries Surveys Next up: Tests and tests types
  7. 7. TestIt is an assessment intended to measure a test-takers knowledge, skill, aptitude,  physical performances, or classification in many other topics.
  8. 8. Types of tests Diagnostic tools. Formal Tests. Informal Tests. Summative Tests. Formative Tests. Norm-referenced. Criterion-referenced. Survey. Performance Tests.
  9. 9. Type: Diagnostic Tools Used to assess a determined number of areas in greater depth. Usually administered at the beggining of a course, level, subject.
  10. 10. Type: Formal Tests They are designed to be given according to a standard set of circumstances, they have time limits, and they have sets of directions which are to be followed exactly.
  11. 11. Type: Informal Tests They generally do not have a set of standard directions. They have a great deal of flexibility in how they are administered. They represent a lack of validity and reliability.
  12. 12. Type: Summative Tests These are meant to measure what the student has learned, frequently in order to produce marks or grades used for reports of different types.
  13. 13. Type: Formative Tests Measures the students grasp of material that is currently being taught. Can also measure readiness. Formative tests help guide and inform instruction and learning.
  14. 14. Type: Norm-referenced Compare students performance to that of a norming or sample group who are in the same grade or are of the same age. Results are expressed in scaled socres, statistics in general.
  15. 15. Type: Criterion-referenced Students performance is measured against a standard. One form of criterion-referenced assessment is the benchmark, a description of a key task that students are expected to perform.
  16. 16. Type: Survey These tests typicallyprovide an overview ofgeneral comprehension and word knowledge.
  17. 17. Type: Performance Test These are a type of assessment that requires an examinee to actually perform a task or activity, rather than simply answering questions referring to specific parts. The purpose is to ensure greater fidelity to what is being tested. Next up: Principlesof test construction
  18. 18. Principlesof test construction Validity Does the test measure what it issupposed to measure, to the extent it is supposed to measure? 1/8
  19. 19. Principlesof test construction ReliabilityIs the test consistent? Is it reproducible? 2/8
  20. 20. Principlesof test construction Objectivity Is the test fair? 3/8
  21. 21. Principlesof test construction DiscriminationDoes the test discriminatethe skills of the students? 4/8
  22. 22. Principlesof test construction ComprenhensivenessDoes the test measure all of the content studied in cass? 5/8
  23. 23. Principlesof test construction Ease of administrationAre there any difficulties when administrating the test? 6/8
  24. 24. Principlesof test construction Practicality and scoring Is the test easy to mark?Does the marking take a lot of time? 7/8
  25. 25. Principlesof test construction Usability Does the test provide clear instructions? Is it unambiguous? 8/8
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