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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

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2005

Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

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Construction Of Standardized Achievement Test For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu Jan 2005

Construction Of Standardized Achievement Test For, Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

Dr. Uche J. Obidiegwu

This study focused on the necessity of constructing and using standardized achievement instrument for assessing adult learners. Tests and other procedures for measuring learners’ progress serve as basis for instructional decisions taken by educators on learners. For this reasons, educators are supposed to be versed on the production of good quality tests in order to obtain true estimates of learners’ achievement. This study discussed the qualities which a good test should have namely; validity, reliability and usability. It explained the importance of ensuring that items which have desired psychometric characteristics (difficulty, discrimination and distractor indices) are included in an instrument ...