DEVELOPING TEST ITEM WORKSHOP

DEVELOPING TEST ITEM WORKSHOP

Date: 25 & 26 April 2017

Venue: Seminar Room 1, Block D05, Language Academy

Time: 9 am – 4 pm

Participants: LA Staff, Postgraduate students, academicians from UIA & UTHM

Speaker: Dr. Anie Attan

 

Brief description of the workshop: 

This workshop is an introduction to item writing aimed at giving exposure and raising awareness to participants of the adopted practice in Malaysia for developing national examinations. Participants were briefed  on the Test Specifications, which is at the core of test design and item building, ie, what is it that we wish to measure and how shall it be measured was the focus of the workshop. Participants were given a better understanding of what it takes to write valid and reliable test items through knowledge of the constructs of the four skills (LSRW); abilities and skills to be tested for each skill; and strategies that can be adopted to test those abilities and skills.