Preparing for Examination: An Extended Implementation of a Generator that Uses the Same Questions to Form Tests

  • Doru Anastasiu Popescu
  • Daniel Nijloveanu
  • Nicolae Bold
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 843)

Abstract

The preparation for an examination has a multitude of perspectives. Assessment in learning can be made using various methods and techniques. One of the most widespread methods of assessing the progress of learners is the multiple-choice test. In this paper, we present a web implementation of a generator of tests which uses same questions that are stored in a certain form (generally referred as the database of questions), an extension of a previously-presented implementation of the same system. The main difference and the novelty brought to the system is that the questions have a larger number of choices than a standard number chosen by a user, from which will be randomly chosen a fixed number of choices, the correct one(s) being amongst the chosen ones. Also, in order to avoid situations of learning based on the choice letter (a, b, c etc.), the variants will be shuffled every time, their position being changed whether the question is generated once more. One of the characteristics that differentiates it from other test generators is the distinctive environment that was created for, the generator being built for the particular context of the learning used within the studied academic environment.

Keywords

Test Random Learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Doru Anastasiu Popescu
    • 1
  • Daniel Nijloveanu
    • 2
  • Nicolae Bold
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of PiteștiPiteștiRomania
  2. 2.Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentUniversity of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine BucharestSlatinaRomania

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