THE ANALYIS OF DISCRIMINATING POWEROF ENGLISH SUMMATIVE TEST
Evaluation gives information about how successful the efforts of education have been. It helps teachers to get the information about the progress of students’ achievement of the material they have learned in order to make decision. The purpose of this research is to analyze the discriminating power of EnglishSummative test at second grade of SMP N 2 Padalarang. Through thisresearch, it is hoped that the teachersor test makers can get clear description about the quality ofdiscriminating power of English summative, so theyare able to help the poorstudents.This study is categorized as descriptive analysis; because it is intended todescribe the objective condition about the discriminating power of students’English summative test at exact semester of second grade of SMP N 2 Padalarang by analyzing the quality of English summative test items in discriminatingstudents’ achievement. This research is considered as quantitative research, becausethe researcher used some numerical data which is analyzed statistically.The finding of this study is that the English summative test which is testedat second grade of SMP N 2 Padalaranghas good discriminating power,because 35 items ranging from 0.25 until 0.75 (70%) of the test items havefulfilled the criteria of a positive discriminating power.
Key words: Analysis, Discriminating Power, English Summative test
Artikel dapat di download pada link di bawah ini.