Design And Implementation Of A Prototype Of Student Evaluation System

DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROTOTYPE OF STUDENT EVALUATION SYSTEM

HISTORY OF EVALUATION IN EDUCATION

According to John (1991), the practice of evaluating individual performance was easily seen as early as 2000B.C, when Chinese officials conducted civil service examinations to measure proficiency of public officials. In 1845, the Boston school committee under took what was known as Boston survey, the first use of printed tests for wide assessment of student achievement. This survey was used to test Boston student in definitions, civil history, writing, arithmetic, grammar and natural philosophy. But the committee was shocked by the low performance in 1845 and 1846, and discontinued the testing in 1847 because no use was made of the results. During the period of 1895-1905, Joseph Rice proposed the setting of standardized examination for assessing students. [Read more…]