Learning and instruction can be enhanced with the information provided from assessment. Computerized adaptive testing is an effective mode of e-testing as it can be operated in a continual and dynamic mode. It can also cater for individual needs by providing tailor-made tests. In this paper, we will examine a new item selection approach which would allow more flexibility in balancing the two competitive goals of accuracy and item pool utilization in computerized adaptive testing. Moreover, a new index for comparing a weighted balance of these two goals is proposed. Copyright © 2010 World Scientific Publishing.
|Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning
|Published - Mar 2010
CitationLeung, C.-K. (2010). Mixed approach for item selection in e-testing. Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning, 5(1), 3-17.
- Computerized adaptive testing
- Catering for individual needs
- Item selection