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Moodle 1.9 Testing and Assessment by Jason Myrick

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Chapter 8. Testing Reading

Testing reading is another major skill area tested in every field. Reading tests are similar to listening tests and typically have things like vocabulary questions, reading comprehension, reading for details, gist, inference, and identifying main ideas, support, and conclusions.

Moodle has several aspects that make it a good place to test your students' reading skills, and in fact, any test a student takes that contains text tests their reading skills. Simply by having students read and interpret the instructions we are testing reading comprehension. We will begin with looking at vocabulary testing and move on to reading tests. We will look at several methods available for each testing area, looking at two in detail. ...

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