Conceptualising item banks

Sclater, Niall (2005). Conceptualising item banks. In: Proceedings of the Ninth International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, 5-6 Jul 2005, Loughborough University, England.



Sclater and MacDonald (2004) provide a simple definition of an item bank: a collection of items for a particular assessment, subject or educational sector, classified by metadata which facilitates searching and automated test creation. There is a need to define more closely the various elements and attributes of the item bank itself and to show how an item bank might fit into the larger picture of a distributed national (or even international) item bank infrastructure.

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  • 16292
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  • Conference or Workshop Item
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  • International Computer Assisted Assessment Conference, Loughborough University, England, 5-6 July 2005
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  • Wendy Hunt