Assessment Life Cycle Stage 5: Item and Test Analysis
At this stage of the cycle, the exam has been written and you are sitting on a pile of test-taker response data. But your work is not over quite yet. Stage 5 of the Assessment Life Cycle involves analyzing test-takers’ responses and looking for patterns to evaluate whether the items in your exam have indeed created a valid assessment. This white paper explores many of the considerations when undertaking this process.