ERIC Number: ED429016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies 30 Diploma Examination Results. Examiners' Report for June 1998.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation Branch.
The summary information in this report provides teachers, school administrators, and students with an overview of results from the June 1998 administration of the Social Studies 30 Diploma Examination given in Alberta, Canada. This information is most helpful when used in conjunction with the detailed school and jurisdiction report. The report first explains that this examination consists of two parts: a multiple-choice section worth 70%, and a written-response section worth 30% of the total examination mark. The report states that overall student achievement in Social Studies 30 was satisfactory. Out of 10,203 students who wrote the examination 94.7% achieved the acceptable standard and 18.1% of the students achieved the standard of excellence. The report then focuses on explanations and samples of the multiple choice and written response tests that were used in this study. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Content Area Writing, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Minimum Competency Testing, Social Studies, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation
Minister of Education, Alberta Education, Student Evaluation Branch, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0L2.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Student Evaluation Branch.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Alberta Grade Twelve Diploma Examinations