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QTI
Equivalences: Question and test question and test interoperability
Used by: IMS General
Contributed by: Scott Wilson Wilbert Kraan

IMS Question and Test Interoperability is designed to make it easier to transfer information such as questions, tests and results between different software applications.

Computers are increasingly being used to help assess learning and knowledge in many educational situations. IMS Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) is a specification for a standard way of sharing assessment data.

The main things that IMS Question and Test Interoperability allows you to do are:

  • Develop online assessments with a range of question types and flexibility in assessment structure;
  • Share assessment information among different software packages, enabling you to edit and incorporate questions and sections designed by other IMS QTI users into your own assessments;
  • Facilitate the creation of question banks by subject experts;
  • Transmit results and learner information to central computing systems or learning management systems.

The CETIS QTI briefing (299 Kb, pdf) provides a handy outline of the specification.

See also:
IMS

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