NR523 Assessment and Evaluation Techniques in Education
Week 4 Quiz
(TCO 3) As level coordinator for junior nursing students, one of your colleagues says, “This test blueprint is time-consuming, and I wish we didn’t have to do it.” What would be the most helpful response you could make?
“It is time-consuming, but maybe we can figure out a shortcut.”
“The university requires this for legal reasons.”
“Using a test blueprint is fairer to students.”
“Maybe we can use the same test blueprint we used last semester.”
(TCO 2) A faculty member writes the following test question: “True or false: When assessing a hospitalized patient on admission, always do a complete head-to-toe physical assessment.” What suggestion do you have for improvement?
Turn this question into a multiple choice question related to physical assessment.
Change the question to: “True or false: When assessing a hospitalized patient on admission, a complete head-to-toe physical assessment is too time-consuming."
Change the item to: “True or false: When assessing a hospitalized patient on admission, you never do a complete head-to-toe physical assessment.”
Change the item to “True or false: When assessing a hospitalized patient on admission, you may not need to do a complete head-to-toe assessment.”
(TCO 1) Which level of Bloom’s taxonomy does this test question measure? “A nurse walks into Mr. Davis’s hospital room and finds him trying to get out of bed. What should be the nurse’s first response?
a. ‘Mr. Davis, get back in that bed!’
b. ‘Mr. Davis, can I help you go to the bathroom?’
c. ‘Mr. Davis, I am going to call your doctor and tell him you are not cooperating!’
d. ‘Mr. Davis, are you hungry?’”
(TCO 3) The Curriculum Committee is designing course outcomes for the first-semester nursing fundamentals course. Which of the following outcomes would be inappropriate for that level?
The student will list the items known as vital signs.
The student will complete a head-to-toe assessment.
The student will create a care plan based on a clinical-practice guideline.
The student will explain the physiology of the liver.
(TCO 2) What is the most important consideration when writing essay questions?
It is important to develop an answer key to facilitate grading.
Essay questions are an opportunity for students to earn more points.
Try not to give students extra time to complete an essay exam.
Consider the opportunity to test on higher level concepts.