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A mathematical perspective on how test-type exams are evaluated

Author
Freixas, J.; Pons, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
19th Conference on Applied Mathematics
Date of publication
2020
Presentation's date
2020-02
Book of congress proceedings
19th Conference on Applied Mathematics (APLIMAT 2020): Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 4-6 February 2020
First page
448
Last page
458
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/180868 Open in new window
URL
http://slovak.evlm.stuba.sk/konference-aplimat/SK/abstract.php?PC=87 Open in new window
Abstract
Typically, the test type exams with binary answers (true / false) are corrected by adding a +1 to the correct answers, a -1 to the incorrect ones and 0 to non-answered questions. This mainly obeys to a purely statistic criterion which incentives answering questions randomly when the student has the impression that she will not pass the exam with what she knows. From our point of view this method of qualification is not suitable and therefore should be amended as soon as possible. Unfortunately, ...
Citation
Freixas, J.; Pons, M. A mathematical perspective on how test-type exams are evaluated. A: Conference on Applied Mathematics. "19th Conference on Applied Mathematics (APLIMAT 2020): Bratislava, Slovakia, 4-6 February 2020". 2020, p. 448-458.
Keywords
Fair systems of qualification for test-type exams, Methods to qualify test-type exams, Test-type exam
Group of research
GRTJ - Game Theory Research Group

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