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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/14/11 Chapter_4_CAT Chapter 4 How Does Computerized Testing Work? 11 Chapter_4_CAT
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9/14/11 Chapter_4_CAT Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following: Describe how computers have enhanced the development, administration, and scoring of psychological tests. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of computerized testing. Explain the differences between adaptive testing and traditional testing. Discuss the advantages and problems with administering tests using the World Wide Web. 22
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9/14/11 Chapter_4_CAT Computerized Testing Computers facilitate and enhance all phases of testing process Test development Test administration Test scoring Test interpretation 33
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9/14/11 Chapter_4_CAT Computerized Testing Test Development Make it easier to construct valid tests Test construction software programs help professors prepare course exams Programs contain a Test bank -- a large number of multiple-choice, true/false, and short-answer questions l Questions categorized by chapter and difficulty l Classification increases content validity of exams by making it easier to choose a representative sample of questions from each chapter l Include software for combining questions and 44
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9/14/11 Chapter_4_CAT Computerized Testing Test Administration Make it easier to administer tests Allow for more sophisticated type of assessments Adaptive testing – tests made up of questions chosen from a large test bank to match the skill and ability level of the test taker 55
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