Some issues and problems in pretesting and analysing items and questions used in C.X.C. examinations
Caribbean Examinaton Council (CXC)
Three broad questions guide the scope and structure of this paper: 1) What are the reasons for pretesting test items and questions? What are the processes involved in pretesting test items and questions? and 3) What statistical methods may be used for analysing and reporting individual test items and questions?
Inaugural Conference of Caribbean Examination Bodies: Global Trends in Educational Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities for the Caribbean, Barbados, March 22-24, 2000