- Provide students with opportunities to ask questions/clarifications about test items.
- Help faculty identify student misconceptions or difficulties with test items.
- Ensure the integrity of the tests.
- Consume class time.
- Increases faculty workload: correction, grades compilation, etc.
- Increase flexibility and efficiency of tests administration.
- Provide anytime/anywhere access to tests.
- Reduce faculty workload: automatic grading, grades added to gradebook and accessed almost instantaneously.
- Provide immediate feedback for each question.
- Offer students with self-assesment, practice quizzes, etc.
- Enable faculty to update and reuse test items from one course/section to the other.
- Provide statistical analysis of
- Increase cheating and plagiarism concerns.
- Unable to authenticate of student work
- Reduce fairness of tests among students.
- Jeopardize test integrity.
- Reduce feedback and clarification opportunities.
- Increase technical problems.
The easiest way to create and administer
online quizzes is to use Blackboard's Assessment
Password protection is automatically provided, and students
can easily check their grade online. Grades for Blackboard assessments
are automatically entered into the online Gradebook, which is a useful
tool for instructors.
- Improving Multiple-Choice Tests <http://www.idea.ksu.edu/papers/Idea_Paper_16.pdf> <http://pre2005.flexiblelearning.net.au/guides/assessment.pdf>