1. Partial Knowledge in Multiple-Choice Testing

Ali Asghar Rostami Abusaeedi

دوره 5، شماره 14 ، پاییز 1390، ، صفحه 41-56

  The intent of this study was to discover the nature of (partial) knowledge as estimated by the multiple-choice (MC) test method. An MC test of vocabulary, including 20 items, was given to 10 participants. Each examinee was required to think aloud while focusing on each item before and while making a response. After each test taker was done with each item, s/he was required to provide answers to retrospective questions. The specific purpose of the questions was to elicit the examinees’ ‘systemic knowledge’ of each item (i.e., how much they knew ...  بیشتر

2. Introducing a Non-Dichotomous Method for Scoring Selected-Response Tests
دوره 3، شماره 6 ، بهار 1388، ، صفحه 1-15

  The main purpose of this study was to introduce a new non-dichotomous scoring procedure for the multiple-choice test method, called Parledge. The research also aimed to determine Parledge characteristics through a psychometric study comparing it with the “Number Correct” and “Correction for Guessing” scoring methods. There were 35 students participating in the study who were given a vocabulary and a structure tests. The results revealed favorable characteristics for parledge although it involves penalty threat. Further, positive psychometric, educational and cognitive implications ...  بیشتر