ERIC Number: ED429017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies 33 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 33 Diploma Examination given in Alberta, Canada. The report first notes that the examination consists of 60 multiple-choice questions worth 60% and four writing assignments worth 40% of the total examination mark. The report states that overall student achievement in Social Studies 33 was satisfactory. Out of the 7,345 students who wrote the examination, 89.5% of the students achieved the acceptable standard, while 4.8% of the students achieved the standard of excellence. The report then focuses on the multiple-choice questions, and four different writing assignments. (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 Canada.
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