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Assessment In this course, the focus is on paper-and- pencil assessment . In lesson planning, we have considered informal assessment. Alternative assessment is dealt with in an in-service course.
In this lecture the focus is on elements of test construction, item construction and mark scheme .

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I. Item Construction What is a test objective?
Test Objective To solve problems derived from practical situations such as compound interest (from Topic 1.9 Sec 3 – 4) John invests \$4750 in a bank that pays compound interest at the rate of 4.63% per year. Find the amount that John has in the bank after 7 years. (Specimen Paper)

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I. Item Construction What is a cognitive level?
Cognitive Levels Items are classified according to the cognitive process required to respond to the item successfully. A traditional classification is based on Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cognitive Processes Knowledge Comprehension Application

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I. Item Construction How does a knowledge-level item look like?
Knowledge-Level Item To find HCF (from Topic 1.1 Sec 1) This is a knowledge-level item. Find the highest common factor of 112 and 280. (Specimen Paper) What level is this item? Find the smallest number which can be multiplied by 112 to give a square number. (Specimen Paper)

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Check Yourself Find the highest common factor of 112 and 280. (Specimen Paper) 112 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 7 280 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 5 x 7 HCF = 2 x 2 x 2 x 7 = 56
Find the smallest number which can be

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## This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 112 taught by Professor Jarvis during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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