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Why Writing Effective Test Items Is A Challenge

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It is not easy to construct a good test to measure what you want. Writing good effective test items is a difficult job as it needs much practice and experience. These items must achieve many things to be considered good ones. The following are some. Functions of the...
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How To Avoid Negative Effects Of Tests On Students

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Some educators argue against using tests saying that students study for tests only at the end of the semester or when the school year is about to finish while not work throughout the course and once the test has finished, students forget all that had been learned. Others...
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Practical Guidelines For Developing Good EFL Test Items

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Before providing you with some important guidelines for writing good EFL test items, I want to assure that you know the following terms used in testing. Test Blueprint (or Test Specifications) It identifies the objectives and skills that you test and the relative weight on the test given...
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