ODE Help Desk

Item Analysis


Item Analysis provides statistical data on overall test performance and individual questions. It can be used to help instructors determine question difficulty and look for ways to improve. For example, instructors can see if most students had difficulty with a particular question.


Run Item Analysis

  1. Go to the test you wish to have analyzed.
  2. Click the menu button to the right of the test name and select Item Analysis.
  3. Click Run next to the selected test.
  4. Once the analysis finishes running, a link will appear under Available Analysis. Click the link to view the analysis.

Viewing the Analysis

Part 1:

The top section of the analysis is an overall summary of student performance.

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Part 2

The second section of the report provides details on individual questions.

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For additional information, including a short video, visit Blackboard's help guide at: https://help.blackboard.com/Learn/Instructor/Tests_Pools_Surveys/Item_Analysis