Item Analysis for Selecting Science Gifted Elementary School Student

초등과학영재교육원의 선발 문항 분석

  • 임춘우 (대구광역시교육과학연구원)
  • Received : 2010.05.17
  • Accepted : 2010.06.14
  • Published : 2010.06.30


The purpose of this study was to analyze the items that were used in entrance examination for science gifted education center for elementary school students by using content analysis and classical item analysis. In content analysis, objective type items exhibited matter and interpreting data were dominant. And essay type items consisted of creativity items, evaluated creative problem solving ability. Item difficulty and discrimination index, on the whole, were appropriate. Comparing with objective type, essay type has higher discrimination index. In correlation analysis between total score and score of each type of items, total score has the highest correlation with matter items, interpreting data and creativity.