|Summative||An item intended for use in high-stakes tests.|
|Formative||An item intended for use in low-stakes tests.|
|Unspecified||An item that does not have a defined purpose.
NOTE: Unspecified is the default setting.
|Sample Item||A non-scored item that is included in introduction sections as practice content.
NOTE: You can only include sample items in introduction sections in Test Creation. For more information, read About test form content.
This article explains how to set up your item’s purpose.
In this article
1. Go to your item’s Edit screen
Select an item in your subject to open it and go to the Edit screen.
2. Open the Edit Settings dialog
Go to Edit item settings and tags and select Edit Settings to open the Edit Settings dialog.
3. Set the item purpose
After you have chosen your Item Purpose option, select Save Changes to save your item’s new purpose.