Testing – Evaluation Unit

OVERALL

Iztech School of Foreign Languages, Testing and Evaluation Unit has sub departments: Exam Preparation Committee and Question Bank Committee. Exam Preparation Committee prepares, applies administers all exams in an academic year. Question Bank Committee examines  all questions that instructors send and transfers the suitable ones to the question bank in an academic year.

Iztech School of Foreign Languages testing system and evaluation system are applied as stated below:

Midterm Exams

Quizzes

Classroom Performance Grade

To calculate the total grade at the end of the semester, the rates below are considered:

Midterm exams 60 %

Quizzes 30%

Classroom Performance Grade 10%

Midterms (Monthly Exams)

The number of monthly exams is determined by School of Foreign Languages before each academic year. Currently, there are six monthly exams, three of which are administered in the first term and the others are administered in the second term. The third monthly exam includes only reading, writing and speaking exams. The fifth monthly exam is a speaking exam.

Quizzes

The number of quizzes is determined by School of Foreign Languages before each academic year. The program currently applied is stated below:

1. term 2. term
Main Course 6 6
Reading 1 Extensive reading 1 Reading 1 Extensive reading 1 Reading
Writing 1 file 1 file
Speaking 1 listening quiz 1 presentation 1 listening quiz 1 presentation

After all these evaluations, students who can get 60 or more points have the right to take the final exam.

The passing score for the Final Exam is 60. Students who score 60 or over are counted as ‘successful’ and they have the right to continue their studies in their own programmes by completing the School of Foreign Languages preparatory English education.

STATISTICS

The Stat Analysis Module provides seven different statisctical data for the Measurement and Evaluation Unit, lecturers, and students. The Exam Analysis Module analyzes the validity and reliability of the optical mark reader-based exams and creates a historiography for the Measurement and Evaluation Unit. For every test, this module also makes it possible to see the number of answers that the students have given for the parts and sub-parts of all the optically evaluated tests with success percentages and comparative class – exam performances. The Automation Stat Analysis Module allows students to see the success graphs and success percentages simultaneously with the error analysis in respect to the parts and sub-parts of all optically-evaluated exams.

 SAMPLE PROFICIENCY EXAM

You can access the sample proficiency exam from here .