Computerized Fixed Tests

  • Cynthia G. Parshall
  • Judith A. Spray
  • John C. Kalohn
  • Tim Davey
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS)

Abstract

The computerized fixed test (CFT) method is the test-delivery method that provides the most direct analogue to paper-and-pencil testing. This method administers a fixed-length, fixed-form computerized exam without any type of adaptive item selection. In some earlier literature, this test-delivery method is referred to as computer-based testing, or CBT. However, that term has gradually come to refer to any computer-administered exam. For this reason, and to emphasize the fixed nature of the exam, we will use CFT to identify this delivery method.

Keywords

Expense Rosen Stake 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia G. Parshall
    • 1
  • Judith A. Spray
    • 2
  • John C. Kalohn
    • 2
  • Tim Davey
    • 3
  1. 1.University of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.ACT, Inc.Iowa CityUSA
  3. 3.Educational Testing ServicePrincetonUSA

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