Philosophy and Measurement of School Achievement

Ediger, Marlow
September 2003
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Sep2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p231
Academic Journal
There are diverse schools of thought on how pupils should be measured or evaluated to show academic achievement in the school setting. Teacher written tests have been used for a least 150 years. There appears, in the past, to have been a lack of knowledge on basic techniques to use in measuring/evaluating learner achievement and progress. Presently, there are student university level textbooks containing guidelines for teachers to use in writing test items. Thus, classroom teacher may receive much assistance then in writing diverse kinds of test items.


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