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Accumulating Question Ideas in a Test Bank

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jan 7, 2016 12:00:00 PM

One of the primary advantages of using exam creator software like Test Generator is the ability to generate numerous randomized tests within minutes. This feature not only helps administrators to deliver more accurate results, but also provides greater test security.

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Topics: test generator, Exam creator, Online exam creator

When and How to Give Partial Credit for Test Answers

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Oct 29, 2015 1:00:00 PM

For test takers, the difference between success and failure can often come down to the little details. People are more prone to making small mistakes under pressure, and an incorrect number, or minor miscalculation here or there, can lead even the most prepared candidate to unexpected failure.

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Topics: test generator, Online exam creator, Test creator software

What to Consider when Implementing a High Stakes Test

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Sep 3, 2015 1:00:00 PM

To create the most effective test possible, the appropriate considerations necessary will depend significantly on the assessment's purpose. The more important the resulting consequences, the greater the care that must be taken to ensure validity, reliability and security. High stakes assessments have a lot riding on them. Passing one of these tests results in benefits of high importance to the test taker, such as a license to practice a profession or an opportunity to attend the best university. While the contents of items that comprise the assessment may be no different, it is the direct consequences of passing or failing and clear distinction between the two that make it a high stakes test.

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Topics: test creation software, Online exam creator, Test creator

Tips for Rescoring Online Assessments

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jul 30, 2015 2:57:00 PM

As the popularity of online testing grows, administrators need to be more and more careful about the items they write, and the processes they use to score exams. In recent years, there have been several education testing scandals with companies like Pearson, which has ended up costing school boards millions of dollars. In these circumstances, it is the job of the test administrator to be aware of how to quickly and accurately issue a rescoring.

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Topics: randomization, Online exam creator, Generate online exam

Overcoming Common Problems with Test Items

Posted by Jennie Aldridge Jul 31, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Writing a really good test is a test in itself – of the creator’s understanding of assessment principles. Is the test valid – does it measure precisely what it’s supposed to measure? Is the test reliable – does it produce stable and consistent results?

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Topics: Exam software, test generator software, Online exam creator

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