Evaluate your examinations: The significance of high stakes examination analysis

Recorded August 12, 2021

Dennis Edgerly, BS, EMT-P, and Paul Rosenberger, EdD, NRP

This session will help the learner understand the role of high-stake or summative examinations within their EMS program. Concepts such as examination validity, reliability and item analysis will be discussed. Sample items will be shown and reviewed demonstrating the evaluation analysis process.

After the session, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe test reliability
  • Understand KR20 metrics
  • Describe test validity
  • Understand test item difficulty level
  • Understand item discrimination (Point bi-serial)
  • Design items that evaluate and enhance higher-order thinking


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