Computerized test development software a comparative review updated

Jane M. Kirkpatrick, Kay Hodson-Carlton, Robert B. Cummings, Jennifer Dorner, Pamela R. Jeffries, Linda Robinson, Connie J. Rowles, Kathleen M. Sebrey Schafer, Linda Siktberg, Ruthann Smolen, Susan Taylor

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This article provides a comparative review of nine commercially available software programs: A+ Test Manager and Test Taker, CATSoftware, Diploma 97, Examaker for Windows, FastTEST, Microtest Pro, Pedagogue, Question Mark, and Test Construction Set. Issues for using test development software are covered including security, pedagogical uses, and test design and administration. Nurse educators are encouraged to consider the unique needs of each setting when selecting a software package to support test development and administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)72-86
Number of pages15
JournalComputers in nursing
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000


  • Computer-adaptive testing
  • Computerized testing
  • Nursing education
  • Online test administration
  • Test authoring
  • Test development software

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Computer Science(all)


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