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Acievement test- Blueprint, ethical standards before test

PREPARATION OF BLUEPRINT FOR TEST The next step in construction of a test is preparing a blueprint according to the design. Normally a blue print for a test is prepared as a three dimensional chart, indicating the distribution of questions,...
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Achievement Test- Construction and Administration of test

Construction and Administration of a test Construction and administration of a test involves the following steps:- PLANNING AN ACHIEVEMENT TEST This step is concerned with determining the maximum time, marks and nature of the test. These should...
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Achievement test- Definition, objectives, functions, characteristics

Introduction Achievement test is an important tool in school evaluation and has great significance in measuring instructional progress and progress of the students in the subject area. Achievement means one’s learning attainments, accomplishments,...

External Assessment- Definition, process, importance, advantages, disadvantages, suggestions for improvement

External Assessment   External assessment is set by the governing body, and is marked by non-biased personnel. Some external assessments give much more limited feedback in their marking. However, in tests such as Australia’s NAPLAN,...

Attitude scale- Semantic Differential Attitude Scale

SEMANTIC DIFFERENTIAL ATTITUDE SCALE The term ‘Semantic differential scale’ refers to any collection of rating scales anchored by bipolar adjectives. It was developed Osgood, Suci and Tannenbaum. It measures people’s reactions to...

Attitude scale- Scalogram (Guttman) scale, Q- Sort Scale

SCALOGRAM (GUTTMAN) METHOD Named after the US psychologist Louis H. Guttman (1916–87). It is constructed by the method of scalogram analysis in which a large pool of candidate statements about an attitude object (such as Euthanasia is morally...

Attitude scale- Differential scale, cumulative (bogardus) scale

DIFFERENTIAL SCALE (LL THURSTONE SCALE) The first formal technique for measuring an attitude. It was developed by Louis Leon Thurstone in 1928. This scale is used to measure the social phenomenon It is made up of statements about a particular...

Attitude scale-Summated, Likert scale, construction, scoring, advantages, defects

Attitude scale types: SUMMATED (LIKERT) SCALE A Likert-type scale, named for Rensis Likert (1932) who developed this type of attitude measurement To measure the social attitude, likert type scale is used. It uses only the definitely favorable...

Attitude scale-definition, types, point scale

Attitudes are “the most distinctive and indispensable concept in contemporary social psychology”  –       Gordon Allport, 1935 Attitude is an enduring disposition to consistently respond in a given manner. Three components of...

Guidance and Counselling- definition, principles, functions, difference

Definitions of guidance Guidance is a process through with an individual is able to solve their problems and pursue a path suited to their abilities and aspirations. (Brewer) Guidance is a facilitative service, which provide aids to pupils and...