Abstract—The objectives of the study is to explore the
applicability of online assessment for detecting the component
skills of problem solving and defining factors which impact the
developmental level of student’s problem solving skills in China.
The sample of the pilot study was drawn from six grade
students (age 11-13, N=50). The instruments of the study were
conducted by four tests measuring problem solving, inductive
reasoning, working memory and creativity, and a questionnaire,
which focused on participants’ demographic data, learning
strategies, and ICT familiarity. The results and findings
support the views that computer-based tests are applicable to
measure students thinking skills and the component skills of
problem solving in China at the age of 11-13, and proved the
theoretical statement which is one’s problem solving
achievement is influenced by some specific thinking skills and
Index Terms—Computer-based assessment, problem solving skills, quantitative methods, thinking skills.
Hao Wu is with the Doctoral School of Education, University of Szeged, Hungary (e-mail: email@example.com).
Gyöngyvér Molnár is with the Institute of Education, University of Szeged, Hungary (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Hao Wu and Gyöngyvér Molnár, "Computer-Based Assessment of Chinese Students’ Component Skills of Problem Solving: A Pilot Study," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 5, pp. 381-386, 2018.