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ERIC Number: ED357603
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 151
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Test Development Manual.
Malcolm, Donald J.
Various memoranda concerning language test development procedures and technical operations are compiled for staff at the Kuwait University Language Center from the Office of Tests and Measurement. The memoranda are of interest to Unit Test Representatives but also are intended to provide guidance to unit supervisors, course coordinators, and teachers in preparing statements of course objectives, formulating test-content specifications, writing and reviewing test items, and assembling final forms of tests. The document covers the following: job description of Unit Test Representatives, test production schedules, test development procedures, grammatical classification systems, test-form designation codes, behavioral objectives, item-writing mechanics, grammar/structure items, vocabulary items, reading comprehension items, items for measuring reading/listening skills, guide to reviewing multiple-choice questions, format, item-assembly procedures and form, reading/interpreting computer output, instructions for recordkeeping, calculating and using standard forms, staff assignments, and security systems for tests based upon the multiple-choice format and for item cards. (LB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kuwait Univ., Safat. Language Center.
Identifiers - Location: Kuwait