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Automated Classroom Test Scoring

Testing Office provides Automated Classroom Test Scoring services to the faculty.

This service is a computerized system for scoring multiple-choice examinations with these specifications:

  • Exam may have a maximum of 160 items.
  • Items may have a maximum of five answer choices.
  • Exam can be subdivided into a maximum of six subtests.
  • Raw scores can be weighted and corrected for guessing.

Automated Test Scoring Service generates:

  • Individual student responses to each question, score distribution including raw score, frequency, cumulative frequency, percentile rank, percent score, and standard score; summary statistics including mean, median, variance, standard deviation, etc..
  • Alphabetized student score roster that includes number of items right, wrong, and omitted, percent score, standard score, and raw score.
  • Descriptive item analysis (optional) that includes the number and percent of students responding to each answer alternative.
  • Discriminative item analysis (optional) that includes high/middle/low group comparison, individual item indices and statistics, point diserial correlation, and right/wrong group means.

Processing Exam

Submit following to the Testing Office:

  • Completed Exam Pick-Up Authorization Form.
  • Students answer sheets. Answer Sheets/scantrons (NCS Trans-Optic 05-7338-23) are available to purchase at the Pioneer Bookstore.
  • Completed scoring key sheet, indicating the preferred scoring options and place it on top of the student answer sheets with side 1 facing front.

Test results will be available to pick from the Testing Office in approximately 3 - 5 working days depending on the time of the semester.

Test results cannot be returned via inter-campus or regular mail.

Scanner to scan Green Scantrons/Answer Sheets is located in the South Science Building.

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