NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
JANUARY/FEBRUARY 213 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 423 (2 Units)
COURSE TITLE: MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION
TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY THREE QUESTIONS. EACH QUESTION CARRIES EQUAL MARKS.
|1.||(a)||Define test (i) validity (ii) reliability|
|Describe FOUR factors that usually influence reliability of a test.
Compute the (i) mean
(ii) median and
(iii) standard deviation of the follow ing set of scores:
45, 56, 25, 72 and 68
- 2. (a) Differentiate betw een
(i) Testing and measurement
(ii) Assessment and Evaluation
(b) The act of teaching and learning cannot be completed w ithout evaluation.
As a classroom teacher, justify w ith EIGHT reasons the need for evaluation in
Nigerian educational system.
(c) Discuss TWO levels at w hich educational objectives can be specified.
- 3. (a) Define essay tests
(b) Discuss FOUR advantages and FOUR disadvantage s of essay test as introduced by the National Open University of Nigeria
(c) Differentiate betw een matching and multiple choice forms of objective test relevant examples.
- (a) Nigerian external examinations are being threatened w ith malpractices and leakages. Discuss FOUR steps to be taken in the administration to give credibility to such examinations.
(b) Briefly w rite on (i) Criterion-referenced test
(ii) Norm-referenced grading
(c) Chinedu scored 74 in mathematics w ith a mean of 62 and standard deviation of 8. Calculate (i) the Z-score (ii) the T-score
(iii) Giv e one reason why the scores in (i) and (ii) are necessary.