You can see the average P value of each test form generated and a breakdown of the items in each test form. If you want to deliver fixed forms to candidates, you can save one of the generated forms as a separate, fixed test form.
This article explains how to generate multiple versions of a dynamic test form in the Test Form Preview screen of the Edit Test Form dialog.
For more information about creating dynamic content, read Adding rules to a dynamic section.
In this article
1. Navigate to Test Form Preview
Select the Test Form Preview tab from the Edit Test Form dialog.
2. Generate tests
Define the number of versions of the test form you want to generate in the Generation Parameters section.
Enter a number in the entry field or use the slider. You can generate a maximum of 100 versions of a test form.
Select Generate to run the rules.
3. Review generation data
The Generated Tests grid shows you the data for each generation of the test form.
You can see the following information for each generation of the test form.
|Generation||A number indicating the number of this generation.|
|Average P value||The average P value of all items in the generation.|
|Easy items||The number of items with a P value in the Easy range.|
|Medium items||The number of items with a P value in the Medium range.|
|Hard items||The number of items with a P value in the Hard range.|
4. Review items in each generation
Select a generation in the Generated Tests grid to see a breakdown of the items selected in the Item Preview grid.
You can see the following information about the items in the generation. You may also see additional fields depending on the item content.
|Item ID||The unique ID assigned to the item.|
|Name||The name given to the item in Item Authoring.|
|Display name||An alternative name for the item. This displays next to the item ID on the Test Form Rules screen and to users on the Paper Mark screen.|
|Section||The section the item appears in the test form.|
|Usage count||The total number of times the item has been delivered.|
|Facility value||The difficulty value between 0 and 1. Also known as the P value.|
|Item type||The type of item. This can be Question, Information, or Survey.
NOTE: Items from ContentProducer can also be Rubric or Source.
|Scored||Yes indicates the item is scored. No indicates the item is non-scored.|
|Marked metadata||The Marked Learning Outcomes associated with the item.
For more information about Marked Learning Outcomes, read ‘Setting up Marked Learning Outcomes’ in Using tags in items.
|Required tools||The tools associated with the item. This includes source material and images that open as a pop-up.
You must add the listed tools to the test form before it can validate. For more information, read Adding tools to a test form.
|Marking type||The marking type of the item. This can be Computer (Auto) or Human.
NOTE: Items from ContentProducer can also use Smart Mark.
|Total marks||The total number of marks associated with the item.|
To view an item in delivery, select the Preview Item button.
5. Save as a fixed test form
If you want to deliver a fixed generation to candidates, you can save the items as a new test form.
When you view a generation, select Save items as new test.