The Profile of Teacher-Made Test Construction of the Professors of University of Perpetual Help Laguna
UPHL Institutional Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 48-55, March 2003
8 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2009
Date Written: March 2003
This research determined the profile of the professors’ level of appropriateness in test construction in University of Perpetual Help Laguna. It was noted that the practical rules of test item construction is formulated on the basis of years of experience in preparing items and empirical evaluation of responses. Thus, the level of appropriateness in test construction correlated with the actual years of experience in teaching was investigated. There were 33 college professors who were surveyed in this study. The survey determined their tendency to follow general principles, guidelines and procedure in test construction. The results indicate that majority of the professors (54.54%) had an average level of appropriateness in test construction with a mean value of 24.76. The result also revealed that there is no significant relationship between the level of appropriateness in test construction and the actual years of teaching experience. This is due to the adequate training and exposure that new professors had in test construction.
Keywords: test construction
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