ERIC Number: ED085290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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KTL Newsletter. 1973:1. The Report of the Committee on the Reform of Student Evaluation.
Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.
This newsletter summarizes the work of a committee, set up by the Ministry of Education, which sought to define the objectives and the methods of student evaluation and to draw up a proposal for reforming and standardizing student evaluation in the comprehensive and the secondary school. Deficiencies of current methods of student evaluation are discussed. General objectives for evaluation in relation to the objectives of educational policy and the objectives of general social policy are examined. Three evaluation models which include the predictive function of evaluation are described. The newsletter also presents the committee's performance assessment model (pass-fail grading) which presupposes specified goals. Reforms of the marking scale for grades reports are recommended and a plan for implementation of reforms in evaluation of students is suggested. (Author/SHM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Comprehensive Programs, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Grading, Models, Newsletters, Predictive Measurement, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Testing
Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla, 40100 Jyvaskyla 10, Finland
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Authoring Institution: Jyvaskyla Univ. (Finland). Inst. for Educational Research.
Identifiers - Location: Finland