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Page | 54Development of Written Test and AdministeringProcedureI.Expected Learning Outcomes1.Provide a working guide for developing different types of test questionnaires.2.Prepare a valid and reliable test with table of specifications.3.Analyse with care situational problems in the development, administering,scoring, interpreting and evaluating a test.II.Discussion EntriesA.Teacher’s InputTest classifications according to quality1.Teacher-made testA test which is used in measuring student learning and isnot carefully prepared.This is constructed informally to find out if the teacherachieves a definite aim.2.Standardized testA test which provides exact procedures in controlling themethod of administration and scoring with norms and data concerning thereliability and validity of the test.Steps in conducting a paper- pencil test1.Planning2.Writing3.Reproducing4.Administering5.Scoring6.Evaluating7.Interpreting the test resultsI. Planning the test-Principles to be considered1.Philosophy and objective of the institution2.Availability of facilities3.Purpose of the test4.Condition under which it is to be administered5.Length of the test
Page | 55II. Writingthe test1.Identifying the test objectivesTest objectives to be comprehensive should cover the levels of Blooms taxonomy.2.Deciding on the type of test to be preparedThe most common type of test is the 1. ) objective test for assessing learningobjectives such as true or false, multiple choice, matching type, enumeration,fillingthe blanks and2.) essays for assessing higher order learning3.Preparing a Table of Specifications (TOS)Table of specifications or TOS is a test map that guides the teacher in constructing atest. It ensures that there is a balance of the easy and difficult items in a test and thevalidity of the whole test.Here are some sample formats of Table of SpecificationsSample Format No. 1TABLE OF SPECIFICATIONSCONTENTSNo. ofHoursNo. ofItemsPercentofAllotmentITEMS LOCATIONSPercentAllooca-tionTestplace-mentEASYAVE.DIFFICULTTOTALSample Format No. 2Table of SpecificationsNo.CONTENTSNo. ofHoursLevel of QuestionsNo.ofItemsPercentallocationTestPlacementRemUnAppAnECTotal
Page | 56Sample Format No. 3Table of SpecificationsNo.CONTENTSNo. ofHoursSkillsNo.ofItemsTotalTestPlace-mentRemem-beringCompre-hendingThinkingSample Format No. 4Table of Specifications4. Constructing the draft of test items1.The first draft shouldbe prepared in advance2.Test should have several type of items3.Difficulty of the items should be in ascending order4.More items should be included in the first draft so that in the final draftitems with less importance can be discarded5.The draft should be revised and refined6.

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