Evaluation of Educational Outcomes in Nursing

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Part 3: Develop Test Administration and Grading Strategies

As part three of the evaluation project you began in Week 3, this week you will create a paper designing test administration and test grading strategies from the test blueprint that you developed in Week 1.

You need to:

• Describe exam security prior to the test

• Develop a cover sheet with overall exam instructions and an academic integrity clause for the students to sign in regard to academic dishonesty (place in Appendix)

• State how items will be arranged and formatted on the test with your rationale

• Provide sample directions to the learner for each set of test items

• Identify strategies to prevent any form of academic dishonesty

• Explain three elements essential to test administration

• Describe the procedure on how you will score the exam

• Verify the appropriate time allotted to the learners for completing the test.

• Identify the statistical analyses you will utilize for your exam and provide your rationale for your choice.

As you create your paper, be sure that you follow APA guidelines for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources.

Name your document NSG6102_W5_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc. Submit this assignment to the W5: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday, September 8, 2015.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points

Described exam security prior to the test. 15

Developed a cover sheet with overall exam instructions and an academic integrity clause. 20

Stated the strategies regarding the arrangement and formatting of the test items and provided rationale. 20

Provided sample directions for each set of test items mentioned in the test blueprint. 15

Identified strategies to prevent any form of academic dishonesty on the part of learners taking the test. 20

Explained at least three elements essential to test administration. 20

Described the procedure in which the tests will be scored. 20

Verified the appropriateness of the time allotted to the learners for completing the test. 20

Identified the statistical analyses that will be utilized for the exam and provided a rationale for the choice. 20

General

Followed APA guidelines for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources. 15

Total: 185

Reginald Sincere

Learning Activity Goals: The learning activity goals are to provide the students with all the concepts necessary to be successful as a psychiatric nurse while assessing them to identify their strengths and weaknesses.

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Remembering Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Understanding

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Applying

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Analyzing Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Evaluating Bloom’s Taxonomy

Cognitive Domain

*Creating

Learning Objectives Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

(. 25 to .35) x Total number questions for the objective

Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

(.25 to .30) x Total number questions for the objective

Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

(.20 to .30) x Total number questions for the objective

Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

(.10 to .20) x Total number questions for the objective

Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

.05 x Total number questions for the objective

Formula to determine number of questions per domain:

.05 x Total number questions for the objective

Total Number of Questions per objective to add up to the total number of questions on the test (50) Percentage of Total

Objective 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate psychiatric-mental health nursing assessment of patients utilizing accepted mental health and physical assessment techniques. .25 is 25% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .25 = 3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of remembering for this objective in the test. .25 is 25% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .25 = 3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of understanding for this objective in the test. .20 is 20% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .20 = 2.4/3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of applying for this objective in the test. .10 is 10% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .10 = 1.2/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of analyzing for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .05 = 0.6/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of evaluating for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .05 = 0.6/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of creating for this objective in the test. 12 24%

Objective 2:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to provide nursing care that is supportive of the patient’s physiological functioning. .25 is 25% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .25 = 3.25/4

4 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of remembering for this objective in the test. .25 is 25% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .25 = 3.25/4

4 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of understanding for this objective in the test. .20 is 20% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .20 = 2.6/3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of applying for this objective in the test. .10 is 10% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .10 = 1.3/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of analyzing for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .05 = 0.65/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of evaluating for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .05 = 0.65/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of creating for this objective in the test. 13 26%

Objective 3: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to utilize individualized therapeutic interaction techniques in communicating with diverse patient populations across the life span. 25 is 25% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .25 = 3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of remembering for this objective in the test. .25 is 25% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .25 = 3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of understanding for this objective in the test. .20 is 20% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .20 = 2.4/3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of applying for this objective in the test. .10 is 10% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .10 = 1.2/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of analyzing for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .05 = 0.6/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of evaluating for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 12 questions which is 24% of the total number of questions (50)

12 x .05 = 0.6/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of creating for this objective in the test. 12 24%

Objective 4: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to Discusses and describes based upon the nursing process how mental health promotion and mental health nursing interventions are fundamental to the therapeutic resolution of physiologically based self-care deficits. .25 is 25% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .25 = 3.25/4

4 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of remembering for this objective in the test. .25 is 25% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .25 = 3.25/4

4 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of understanding for this objective in the test. .20 is 20% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .20 = 2.6/3

3 test questions need to be created in the cognitive domain of applying for this objective in the test. .10 is 10% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .10 = 1.3/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of analyzing for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .05 = 0.65/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of evaluating for this objective in the test. .05 is 5% of the 13 questions which is 26% of the total number of questions (50)

13 x .05 = 0.65/1

1 test question needs to be created in the cognitive domain of creating for this objective in the test. 13 26%

50 100%

Please do not put your test questions in this Test Blueprint. Only calculate the number of questions per objective in each cognitive domain of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Once the test blueprint is completed it will serve as a guide to construct your test.

*Overbaugh, R.C., & Schultz, L. (n.d.). Bloom’s taxonomy. Retrieved from http://ww2.odu.edu/educ/roverbau/Bloom/blooms_taxonomy.htm

Heuristic. (n.d.). Psychiatric Mental-Health Nursing Syllabus. Retrieved from http://www.jccmi.edu/administration/deans/Syllabi2012/NUR/12FL/NURH272.50.51_MartinezKratzM_12FL13WN.pdf

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