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A Few Observations and Remarks on Time Effectiveness of Interactive Electronic Testing


Informatics in Education Volume 14, Number 1, ISSN 1648-5831


In the paper, we point out several observations and remarks on time effectiveness of electronic testing, in particular of its new form (interactive tests). A test is often used as an effective didactic tool for evaluating the extent of gained cognitive capabilities. According to authors Rudman (1989) and Wang (2003) it is provable that the relationship towards e-testing depends on the degree of previous experiences with this form of examination. Conducted experiments (not only by these authors) show that students using the traditional testing form (putting answers down on a paper) are happy to have the opportunity to use a computer for testing. The reason is the fact that they are usually used to a complete explanation of the educational content, frontal examination during the lesson and also in the course of the school year and more limited possibilities to use the Internet for educational purposes. Most of them do not even know about the possibilities of e-learning and electronic evaluation. On the other hand, the group of students who are being tested using the traditional form and at the same time using computers usually prefer the traditional form, while using multimedia tools is more or less normal to them.


Magdin, M. & Turcáni, M. (2015). A Few Observations and Remarks on Time Effectiveness of Interactive Electronic Testing. Informatics in Education, 14(1), 83-102. Retrieved May 18, 2021 from .

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