Constructed-Response Test Questions: Why We Use Them; How We Score Them
- Livingston, Samuel A.
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- R&D Connections, n11, Sep 2009
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- Analytic Scoring Automated Scoring Systems Constructed-Response Items c-rater Electronic Essay Rater (E-rater) Holistic Scoring m-rater Multiple-Choice Items Research & Development Division (R&D) SpeechRater
This article explains the advantages and limitations of constructed-response test items. It also discusses some methods of scoring such items. The article is the 11th in ETS’s R&D Connections series.