ERIC Number: EJ458440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Item Sequence and Student Performance on Multiple-Choice Exams: Further Evidence.
Carlson, J. Lon; Ostrosky, Anthony L.
Journal of Economic Education, v23 n3 p232-35 Sum 1992
Discusses effects of test question order on student performance. Addresses (1) differences in the distribution of scores on each form of the examination; (2) effects on the validity of individual examination items; and (3) effects on the reliability of the examination instrument. Concludes that distribution of examination scores may be influenced by the order of examination questions. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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