Monthly Archives: May 2011

Random guess scores

As an extension to my daughter Helen’s  iCMA statistics project, random guess scores were calculated for multiple choice, multiple response and drag and drop questions in a number of different situations (e.g. with different numbers of attempts, different scoring algorithms, different … Continue reading

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Fair or equal?

This post returns to ideas from Gipps and Murphy’s book ‘A fair test?’. We use words like ‘equality’, ‘equity’ and ‘equal opportunities’ frequently, in the context of assessment and elsewhere. Gipps and Murphy deliberately talk about ‘equity’ not ‘equal opportunities’ … Continue reading

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Not like Moses

One of the joys of trying to catch up with others who have been working in the field of assessment for much longer than me is finding books and articles that were written some time ago but which still seem pertinent today. … Continue reading

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