Table 6.

Average Bloom’s level for pre- and post-reform exams

Pre-reformPost-reform
Unweighted*1.83.3
Weighted1.93.5
Weighted Bloom’s Index31.457.4
  • * Average of each question’s Bloom’s category (54).

  • Average of each question’s Bloom’s category weighted to reflect its point value on the exam (54).

  • Weighting each question by its relative contribution to a student’s total possible score (19).