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ERIC Number: EJ846431
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1436-4522
An Authoring Environment for Adaptive Testing
Guzman, Eduardo; Conejo, Ricardo; Garcia-Hervas; Emilio
Educational Technology & Society, v8 n3 p66-76 2005
SIETTE is a web-based adaptive testing system. It implements Computerized Adaptive Tests. These tests are tailor-made, theory-based tests, where questions shown to students, finalization of the test, and student knowledge estimation is accomplished adaptively. To construct these tests, SIETTE has an authoring environment comprising a suite of tools that helps teachers create questions and tests properly, and analyze students' performance after taking a test. In this paper, we present this authoring environment in the framework of adaptive testing. As will be shown, this set of visual tools, that contain some adaptable features, can be useful for teachers lacking skills in this kind of testing. Additionally, other systems that implement adaptive testing will be studied. (Contains 4 figures.)
International Forum of Educational Technology & Society. Athabasca University, School of Computing & Information Systems, 1 University Drive, Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3, Canada. Tel: 780-675-6812; Fax: 780-675-6973; Web site: http://www.ifets.info
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A