Assessment in General Terms. Dwight D. Harley, Ph.D . Division of Studies in Medical Education. Learning, Teaching and Assessment.
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Dwight D. Harley, Ph.D.
Division of Studies in Medical Education
“Both assessment and instruction ought to reflect significant, agreed on goals for students. Assessments should measure important, classroom objectives; assessment results should represent how students perform on broad knowledge and skills domain reflected by those objectives; and classroom instruction should provide students with the opportunity to learn and attain the knowledge and skills.”
J. Herman, 1992
“Many people continually pursue excellence but are at the same time opposed to or are in fear of evaluation and assessment. However only through clarifying purpose, measuring and judging the impact of action can excellence be determined.”
G. Glass, 1975
If you have a 100 item MCQ…
Reliable and Valid
Neither Valid nor Reliable
Reliable but not Valid
If you don’t know where you’re going, then any road will take you there.
Lewis Carroll From Alice in Wonderland