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Subjective tests

There are three types; Essay type questions Assessment of practical skills by observation Projects Essay type questions Are questions that require the candidate to supply a single word or a sentence as an answer. Advantages Are easy to set hence time saving. They are ideal for smaller classes. Are easier to predict. Give room for […]

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Objective tests

Are questions that demand answers that are either right or wrong and for each of which there is only one possible correct answer. Advantages Are easy to mark and grade. Examine a wide coverage of the topics learned hence students read widely. They are practical and handy for relatively large classes. Human error, bias or […]

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Purpose of measurement and Evaluation

The primary purpose of assessment is to improve student learning. To identify areas of weakness in learning.. Helps build a shared understanding of the progress made by pupils in order to provide pointers for further development Provide feedback to students, staff and parents/guardians on pupils progress and achievements. Timely feedback improves motivation and achievement for […]