• How difficult are exams? A framework for assessing the complexity of introductory programming exams

      Sheard, J; Simon; Carbone, A; Chinn, D; Clear, Tony; Corney, M; D'Souza, D; Fenwick, J; Harland, J; Laakso, M-J; Teague, D (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2013)
      Student performance on examinations is influenced by the level of difficulty of the questions. It seems reasonable to propose therefore that assessment of the difficulty of exam questions could be used to gauge the level ...