An Item Analysis of English Test During Online Learning

Umi Ma’rifah, Nyanuar Algiovan, Cucu Sutarsyah


The assessment process in education holds a crucial and fundamental function since the quality of Education will be measured from the assessment process. The process of assessing language teaching then becomes interesting as a study material during online learning. This study aimed to dissect the quality of three important things in the analysis of English test items namely Item Difficulty, Item Discrimination, and Distractors Effectiveness. This study used a quantitative research approach. The research sample was obtained from 49 answer sheet of students' work in taking the school exam. The researchers used Iteman application program to analyze the results. The results revealed that the test used had low reliability. In terms of the item difficulty, the majority of the items (52 %) are difficult, 34% moderate and 14% in easy category. None of the items is considered very good in item discrimination, some of items accepted but revision, and rejected. Whilst, it was found that in the distractors, 38 items are effective and the rest are ineffective. It is concluded that test makers’ understanding on the quality of the test are needed to determine the quality of a good and appropriate language measurement.


English Test; Item Analysis; Iteman; Online Learning

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