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A Comprehensive Analysis and Evaluation of Computer-based Testing Tools
Background/Objectives: The growth of the internet in the last few decades has given rise to the demand for computerand web-based testing. The use of computers and web-based applications for assessing the knowledge, attitudes and skills of different people from different backgrounds with different specialities around the world are increasing day by day. Methods/Analysis: The needs for increased security, advanced test formats, more flexible scheduling, better measurement, automatic grading, psychometric analysis, and other effective administrative processes have made different testing agencies and organizations to consider converting the administration of their exams from conventional paper-andpencil based to computer-based and online-based testing. Findings: In this article we are going to evaluate three different tools to tackle with the above mentioned problems and to provide a comprehensive information to those organizations who are planning to consider computer-based testing in future.
Fasttest Web, Prometric IBT, Question Mark Perception, Web-based Testing Tools.
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