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Assessment Form (assessmentForm)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
A test booklet or electronic equivalent.


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Assessment Form ID

Assessment Form ID

Source: NEDM
The number, code, or name of an assessment form of a test.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Field Test Items

Number of Field Test Items

Source: Handbooks
The number of field test items on the assessment form. Field test items are those that are not included when deriving a student's score.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Operational Test Items

Number of Operational Test Items

Source: Handbooks
The number of scorable items on the assessment form.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Number of Test Items Released

Number of Test Items Released

Source: Handbooks
The number of the test items that are released to the public.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Response Form Design

Response Form Design

Source: Handbooks
Information about how the nature of a student's response is captured.

Code Set:

  • Collaborative/group activity - A test that requires an activity in which two or more students are involved. Each student is required to do his or her work individually within the context of a group or as a contributing member of a group effort.
  • Computer response - An examination that requires a student to use a computer or computer program to successfully complete the assessment.
  • Constructed-response - A test that requires a student to supply his or her own response rather than selecting one from a predetermined set of response options (e.g., an essay or short answer response). This term is often referred to as supply-response.
  • Direct coding - An examination that requires to mark a scanable answer document.
  • Laboratory experiment - An examination that requires a student to perform an experiment.
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