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Journal for Geometry and Graphics 13 (2009), No. 2, 231--240
Copyright Heldermann Verlag 2009

Qualitative Analysis of Subtest1 of the TPS

Zuzana Juscáková
National Institute for Certified Educational Measurements, P. O. Box 26, 830 00 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Renata A. Górska
Faculty of Architecture A-6, University of Technology, Warszawska st. 24, 31-155 Kraków, Poland

The goal of this part of research is to provide a statistical analysis of the first part of the TPS test (the Spatial Imagination Test) developed by the first named author, namely that of Subtest1. The items of Subtest1 have been analyzed in context of their difficulty. An analysis of distracters has been provided, and the correlation between the task items of the test TPS and the standardized psychometric tests ISA and OTRS has been calculated.

Keywords: Classical testing theory, item analysis, educational measurement, test development, spatial ability.

MSC: 51N05

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