A final English test for the 7th graders in SMPN 4 Kepanjen Malang regency : empirical quality evidence / Sandy Satria Indrawan

Indriawan, Sandy Satria (2018) A final English test for the 7th graders in SMPN 4 Kepanjen Malang regency : empirical quality evidence / Sandy Satria Indrawan. Diploma thesis, Universitas Negeri Malang.

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v ABSTRACT Indrawan, Sandy Satria, 2018. A Final English Test For the 7th Graders in SMPN 4 Kepanjen Malang Regency: Empirical Quality Evidence. Thesis, Department of English, Faculty of Letters, Universitas Negeri Malang. Advisors: (I) Prof. Dr. Gunadi H. Sulistyo, M.A. (II) Dr. Sri Rachmajanti, Dip. TESL, M.Pd. Keywords: Teacher-made test, final English test, item analysis This research aims to analyze the quality of an final English teacher-made test for the 7th graders in SMPN 4 Kepanjen academic year 2017/2018 in terms of reliability, face and content validity, item difficulty, item discrimination, the effectiveness of distracters, and the anatomy of multiple-choice construction in the test item. The design of this research is descriptive evaluative. The subjects of this research are 161 students of grade VII in SMPN 4 Kepanjen. The data were obtained from the school through documentation. The data are in the form of the blueprint of the test, the final English test, and the studentsÔÇÖ answer sheet. The test itself consists of 50 multiple choices. The final test was analyzed based on the reliability, face and content types of validity, item difficulty, item discrimination, the effectiveness of distracters, and the anatomy of multiple-choice construction in the test item. Then, the data were calculated manually by using a Microsoft Excel program. Based on the result of analysis, the content validity of the tests is good since 47 items or 94% are valid or appropriate with materials that are stated in the Curriculum. While 3 items are not valid because do not stated in the Curriculum. Next, the face validity of the test is also good since the judges agree that all items are essentials. The reliability coefficient shows 0.94 and it is considered to be high because the standard of reliability for multiple choice items was 0.85. Based on the level of difficulty, there are 5 items categorized as very difficult (10%), 11 items categorized as moderate (22%), 7 items categorized as easy (14%) and 27 items categorized as very easy items (54%). Based on item discrimination, there are 28 items categorized as non-discriminating (56%), 9 items categorized as poorly discriminating (18%), 8 items categorized as fairly discriminating (16%) and 5 items categorized as discriminating (10%). Finally, based on effectiveness of distracters, the test has very low distracter because only 18% of the distracters are effective. Based on the research result, the final English test for the 7th graders in SMPN 4 Kepanjen has high reliability and good validity. The test almost reaches the criteria of good test. On the other hand, only 11 items which are appropriate with the categories of a good items in terms of reliability, validity, item difficulty, item discrimination and the effectiveness of distracters.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: Fakultas Sastra (FS) > Jurusan Sastra Inggris (ING) > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2018 04:29
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2018 03:00
URI: http://repository.um.ac.id/id/eprint/10403

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