This paper comments on the contributions to this
special issue on item banking. An historical framework
for viewing the papers is provided by brief reviews
of the literature in the areas of item response
theory, item ...
The development of an integrated system for the
storage of items and the construction and analysis of
tests is described. The system is being developed both
as a general facility for the Dutch Institute of Educational ...
Some test design problems can be seen as combinatorial
optimization problems. Several suggestions are
presented, with various possible applications. Results
obtained thus far are promising; the methods suggested
This paper examines item banking within computer-based
instructional systems from both a systems and a
measurement perspective. Traditionally, computer-aided
instruction involves little testing, although there
is a ...
In cognition research, item writing rules are considered
a necessary prerequisite of item banking. A set of
636 items was constructed using prespecified cognitive
operations. An evaluation of test data from some