Construction and use of an astronomy test item file

Turner, Lawrence E. (1978) Construction and use of an astronomy test item file. American Journal of Physics, 46 (9). pp. 914-919. ISSN 0002-9505, 1943-2909

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A test item file for Introductory Astronomy questions has been constructed. The characteristics of the file include: construction from readily available and inexpensive materials, an efficient organization by a content categorization scheme to allow quick retrieval, classification of questions according to behavioral objectives to aid in construction of a balanced exam, a format that permits a direct generation of exams without further typing, and a record of use including ease and discrimination information so that the effectiveness of the questions can be enhanced.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2017 05:49
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 06:04

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