The Need for Diagnostic Evaluation

Crescimbeni, Joseph
November 1967
Education;Nov/Dec1967, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p160
Academic Journal
The article provides information about teacher-made tests in the United States. These tests are essential in evaluating the effectiveness of instruction and in discovering the needs of individual students. The steps to evaluation include formulation of objectives to be used; identification of sources of evidence and interpretation of the results. Meanwhile, some of the common errors prevalent in classroom test construction are as follows: inadequate time preparation; subjective judgment of teachers and lack of flexible standards.


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