Slide Test Maker An Educational Software Tool for Test Composition

  • Salvatore Cuomo
  • Vittorio Fuccella
  • Aniello Murano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7558)

Abstract

In every day life education, tests play a key role. They represent a standard vehicle for assessing proficiency, measuring aptitude or determining skill and knowledge in any teaching field. In this paper, we present Slide Test Maker (STM), a software tool based on Java, whose main objective is to help teachers in a quick composition of online tests. Starting from a generic lesson in slide-show format, STM allows the user to easily tag the contents (texts, sounds, images, video, etc.) in the presentation, in order to construct the test, in a very easy and intuitive way. The composed test can then be saved and exported in PDF format and as a Learning Object in a standard format.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salvatore Cuomo
    • 1
  • Vittorio Fuccella
    • 2
  • Aniello Murano
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze FisicheUniversità di Napoli Federico IINapoliItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di SalernoFiscianoItaly

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