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Item Analysis

The Item Analysis report helps teachers determine which items or concepts were mastered, and which should be revisited, as well as help identify small groups of students with common needs and close the gaps in your class. It shows a bar graph for each question on a test and the percentage of students that answered correctly, incorrectly or have not yet been tested. If you prefer to view the video, please scroll to the bottom of this Support Page.

1. Click on the Item Analysis button on the right side of the Home Screen. 

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2. By default the report will be sorted by the least known question and will display the Not Tested Items as Incorrect. Below is a sample report using the default options. The green bar is the total number of students that answered the question correctly. The gray bar is the total number of students that answered incorrectly or were not tested. On the left side of the screen, the students are grouped by their answer:

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3. By unchecking the box next to "Display Not Tested as Incorrect", the Incorrect and Not Tested answers will be separated on the bar graph. The green bar is the total number of students that answered the question correctly. The pink bar is the total number of students that answered incorrectly and the gray  bar are the students that were not tested on that question. The groupings on the left side remain the same:

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4. Details of this report can be downloaded to Excel for another way to analyze the data. Select the Subject Tab and Test by using the drop down arrows at the top, click Download and choose to export as PDF or Excel:

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Downloaded as Excel, the first worksheet will look similar to this:

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The student names are listed on the left and the test and test questions are across the top. An "X" in the cell indicates a correct answer, a blank cell indicates an incorrect answer and "NT" indicates the student was not tested on that question.

Two additional worksheets are available that show the data in Details and Graph:

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Click below to view the video:

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