Multidimensional Computerized Adaptive Testing for Indonesia Junior High School Biology
Bor-Chen Kuo 1 * , Muslem Daud 1, Chih-Wei Yang 1
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1 National Taichung University of Education* Corresponding Author


This paper describes a curriculum-based multidimensional computerized adaptive test that was developed for Indonesia junior high school Biology.

Materials and methods:
In adherence to the Indonesian curriculum of different Biology dimensions, 300 items was constructed, and then tested to 2238 students. A multidimensional random coefficients multinomial logit model was used to develop multidimensional scales.

A simulation study based on the item and ability parameters estimated from real data is conducted to evaluate the performance of the proposed Biology-MCAT system. The results show that the bias and standard error of Biology-MCAT system are acceptable.

It suggests that, this online assessment system can be a model for Indonesian National Examination in future.


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Article Type: Research Article

EURASIA J Math Sci Tech Ed, 2015, Volume 11, Issue 5, 1105-1118

Publication date: 25 Aug 2015

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