Test Development Processes
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Last modified: May 12, 2016 10:56:53.

In the test development process, QUTC follows the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing 2014 with focus on test validity, reliability/precision, errors of measurement, and fairness in testing. The testing development process in the QUTC goes through the following steps:

  •   Defining the assessment framework and the test blueprint.
  •   Writing and reviewing questions.
  •   Assembling pilot test forms.
  •   Administrating pilot test forms.
  •   Detecting and removing misfit and unfair questions.
  •   Statistical analysis and scaling of test questions.
  •   Assembling operational test forms.
  •   Administrating operational test forms.
  •   Producing test takers’ score using the most recent statistical procedures.