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Zoeken in Google Buzz op het treffwoord ‘psychometrics’ leverde een leuk hit op over Tentamenontwikkeling uit de praktijk van een statisticus. Zelfs doorgewinterde statistici worstelen met het maken en beoordelen van examens.

Some thoughts on final exams : Applied Statistics:

“Some thoughts on final exams
Posted on: February 10, 2010 9:08 AM, by Andrew Gelman

I just finished grading my final exams–see here for the problems and the solutions–and it got me thinking about a few things.

#1 is that I really really really should be writing the exams before the course begins. Here’s the plan (as it should be):
– Write the exam
– Write a practice exam
– Give the students the practice exam on day 1, so they know what they’re expected to be able to do, once the semester is over.
– If necessary, write two practice exams so that you have more flexibility in what should be on the final.”

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