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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

1991

Dr Gabrielle Matters

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Meeting The Challenges Of Short Response Items In The Queensland Core Skills Test: A Report On The 1991 Pilot Study, Gabrielle Matters Nov 1991

Meeting The Challenges Of Short Response Items In The Queensland Core Skills Test: A Report On The 1991 Pilot Study, Gabrielle Matters

Dr Gabrielle Matters

This report describes the experiences of the Board of Senior Secondary School Studies in implementing a subtest consisting of test items in short response mode in the Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test. Following initial developmental stages, the Board conducted a pilot study of short response items (SRIs) in 1991. This report describes the processes by which SRIs were created and refined. It also discusses how the items to be included in the pilot test were selected, sequenced and presented in the final paper. Details are provided on the administration of the test on a trial population outside of Queensland, and ...