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    Educational assessment and evaluation

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    • Educational evaluation methods

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    • Educational personnel assessment and evaluation

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    • Language assessment

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    • Standards-based education

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    • Academic standards

    • Academic standards are the benchmarks of quality and excellence in education such as the rigour of curricula and the difficulty of examinations. The creation of universal academic standards requires agreement on rubrics, criteria or other systems of coding academic achievement. At colleges and universities, faculty are ... Read »


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    • Aptitude

    • An aptitude is a component of a competence to do a certain kind of work at a certain level. Outstanding aptitude can be considered "talent". An aptitude may be physical or mental. Aptitude is inborn potential to do certain kinds of work whether developed or undeveloped. Ability is developed knowledge, understanding, le ... Read »


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    • Educational evaluation

    • Educational evaluation is the evaluation process of characterizing and appraising some aspect/s of an educational process. There are two common purposes in educational evaluation which are, at times, in conflict with one another. Educational institutions usually require evaluation data to demonstrate effectiveness to ... Read »


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    • Abecedarian Early Intervention Project

    • The Carolina Abecedarian Project was a controlled experiment that was conducted in 1972 in North Carolina, United States, by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute to study the potential benefits of early childhood education for poor children to enhance school readiness. It has been found that in their ear ... Read »


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    • Academic equivalency evaluation

    • An academic equivalency evaluation is an analytical report which determines the equivalency in the United States educational system of a potential US immigrant's foreign academic and professional credentials. This evaluation determines the level of education and number of years completed, as well as the field of specia ... Read »


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    • Academic program prioritization

    • Academic program prioritization is the activity or process in which an academic institution assesses and prioritizes its programs for the purpose of more strategically allocating its funding and resources. This is a process a school engages in when it intends to make systematic changes. For instance, Boise State Univer ... Read »


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    • Achievement test

    • An achievement test is a test of developed skill or knowledge. The most common type of achievement test is a standardized test developed to measure skills and knowledge learned in a given grade level, usually through planned instruction, such as training or classroom instruction. Achievement tests are often contrasted ... Read »


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    • Advanced International Certificate of Education

    • The Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used, specialized, English language curriculum offered to students in the higher levels of secondary school intended to prepare them for an honours programme during tertiary education. The curriculum is overseen by C ... Read »


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    • AMCAT


    • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

    • The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. It is often offered to American high school students when they are in the 10th, 11th ... Read »


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    • Army General Classification Test

    • The Army General Classification Test (AGCT) has a long history that runs parallel with research and means for attempting the assessment of intelligence or other abilities. World War I and World War II created the need for this type of testing and provided a large body of test subjects. The early emphasis (World War I) ... Read »


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    • Asociación de Inspectores de Educación


    • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

    • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

      The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (abbreviated as AHSEC) is a board of education under the state government of Assam. It is the regulating body for higher secondary (10+2 stage) education in the state of Assam. The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council was established by the Assam government on 1 June 19 ... Read »


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    • Assessment for learning

    • In classrooms where assessment for learning is practised, students are encouraged to be more active in their learning and associated assessment. The ultimate purpose of assessment for learning is to create self-regulated learners who can leave school able and confident to continue learning throughout their lives. Teach ... Read »


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    • Assessment in computer-supported collaborative learning

    • Assessment in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments is a subject of interest to educators and researchers. The assessment tools utilized in computer-supported collaborative learning settings are used to measure groups' knowledge of the collaborative processes, the quality of groups' products and ... Read »


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    • Assessment Research Centre

    • The Assessment Research Centre (ARC) is a research centre based in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, at the University of Melbourne. The Centre was founded in 1989 by Professor Patrick Griffin. The Centre is active in educational measurement and evaluation projects locally, nationally and internationally. ... Read »


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    • Attribute hierarchy method

    • The attribute hierarchy method (AHM), is a cognitively based psychometric procedure developed by Jacqueline Leighton, Mark Gierl, and Steve Hunka at the Centre for Research in Applied Measurement and Evaluation (CRAME) at the University of Alberta. The AHM is one form of cognitive diagnostic assessment that aims to int ... Read »


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    • Balochistan Testing Service


    • Bologna declaration

    • The Bologna Declaration (in full, Joint Declaration of the European Ministers of Education convened in Bologna on 19 June 1999) is the main guiding document of the Bologna process. It was adopted by ministers of education of 29 European countries at their meeting in Bologna in 1999. It proposed a European Higher Educa ... Read »


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    • Bologna Process

    • The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications. Through the Bologna accords, the process has created the European Higher Education Area under the Lisbon Recognition Convention. It i ... Read »


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    • Bracken School Readiness Assessment

    • The Bracken School Readiness Assessment ("BSRA") is an individual cognitive test designed for children, pre-K through second grade. The BSRA was developed by Bruce A. Bracken and first published in 2002 by The Psychological Corporation. Raw scores can be converted to percentile rank scores and standard scores. The pub ... Read »


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    • Career assessment

    • Career assessments are tools that are designed to help individuals understand how a variety of personal attributes (i.e., interests, values, preferences, motivations, aptitudes and skills), impact their potential success and satisfaction with different career options and work environments. Career assessments have playe ... Read »


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    • Career Clusters

    • Career Clusters provide students with a context for studying traditional academics and learning the skills specific to a career, and provide U.S. schools with a structure for organizing or restructuring curriculum offerings and focusing class make-up by a common theme such as interest. In the U.S. Department of Educat ... Read »


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    • Careerscope

    • CareerScope is a standardized and timed interest and aptitude assessment for education and career guidance. The system is used in schools, job training programs, corrections, and in vocational rehabilitation. CareerScope delivers an objective assessment (as opposed to subjective self-report assessment) that is written ... Read »


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    • Central Board of Secondary Education

    • Central Board of Secondary Education

      The Central Board of Secondary Education (abbreviated as CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools, under the Union Government of India. Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all schools affiliated to follow only NCERT curriculum. The first education board to be set up in India w ... Read »


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    • Certificate of attendance

    • A certificate of attendance (also certificate of participation or certificate of completion) is an official document proving the attendance of a class, a language course or a training course. Although it could increase the prospects of professional promotion, this type of certificate is not a credential because it doe ... Read »


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    • Challenge Index

    • The Challenge Index is a method for the statistical ranking of top public high schools in the United States by Washington Post columnist Jay Mathews. This ranking is determined by the extent of availability of the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs in the school's curriculum and the number of g ... Read »


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    • Chemist in Training

    • A Chemist In Training (CIT) is a Canadian designation for someone who has obtained a degree from an accredited institution that qualifies for registration with one of the provincial or territorial chemical professional associations, but has not yet achieved the additional requirements (like relevant supervised work exp ... Read »


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    • Citywide Educational Coalition

    • The Citywide Educational Coalition (CWEC), is a tax-exempt, non-profit educational reform organization whose goal is to provide reliable and objective information on the Boston Public Schools to parents and citizens, enabling citizens to participate in policy making directly and through their school committee and incre ... Read »


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    • Classroom Assessment Techniques

    • Classroom Assessment Techniques, also referred to as CAT's, are strategies educators use to gauge how well students are comprehending key points during a lesson or a course. The techniques are meant to be a type of formative assessment that also allow teachers to make adjustments to a lesson based on students' needs. C ... Read »


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    • Cloze test

    • A cloze test (also cloze deletion test) is an exercise, test, or assessment consisting of a portion of text with certain words removed (cloze text), where the participant is asked to replace the missing words. Cloze tests require the ability to understand context and vocabulary in order to identify the correct words or ... Read »


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    • What Will They Learn?


    • Collegiate Learning Assessment

    • The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) is a standardized testing initiative in United States higher educational evaluation and assessment. It uses a "value-added" outcome model to examine a college or university's contribution to student learning which relies on the institution, rather than the individual student, as ... Read »


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    • Comparison of anti-plagiarism software

    • The following tables compare software used for plagiarism detection. ... Read »


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    • Computerized adaptive testing

    • Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) is a form of computer-based test that adapts to the examinee's ability level. For this reason, it has also been called tailored testing. In other words, it is a form of computer-administered test in which the next item or set of items selected to be administered depends on the correc ... Read »


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    • Computerized classification test

    • A computerized classification test (CCT) refers to, as its name would suggest, a test that is administered by computer for the purpose of classifying examinees. The most common CCT is a mastery test where the test classifies examinees as "Pass" or "Fail," but the term also includes tests that classify examinees into mo ... Read »


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    • Confidence weighting

    • Confidence weighting (CW) is concerned with measuring two variables: (1) what a respondent believes is a correct answer to a question and (2) what degree of certainty the respondent has toward the correctness of this belief. Confidence weighting when applied to a specific answer selection for a particular test or exam ... Read »


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    • Corrective feedback

    • Corrective feedback is a frequent practice in the field of education and in learning generally. It typically involves a student receiving either formal or informal feedback on his or her performance on various tasks by a teacher or peer(s). However, learning that takes place outside of the realm of institutional school ... Read »


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    • Council on Occupational Education

    • The Council on Occupational Education (COE) is a national accrediting agency of higher education institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. COE was created in 1971 as part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The COE became independent in 1995. The Council on Occupational Education cu ... Read »


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    • Course evaluation

    • A course evaluation is a paper or electronic questionnaire, which requires a written or selected response answer to a series of questions in order to evaluate the instruction of a given course. The term may also refer to the completed survey form or a summary of responses to questionnaires. They are a means to produce ... Read »


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    • Critical Review (Brown University)

    • The Critical Review

      The Critical Review is a student publication that produces reviews of course offerings at Brown University. The student group that produces it is also called the Critical Review. The reviews are written by Brown students from course evaluation questionnaires distributed to class members in the final days of the academi ... Read »


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    • Criticism of college and university rankings (North America)


    • Curriculum-based measurement

    • Curriculum-based measurement, or CBM, is also referred to as a general outcomes measures (GOMs) of a student's performance in either basic skills or content knowledge. CBM began in the mid 1970s with research headed by Stan Deno at the University of Minnesota. Over the course of 10 years, this work led to the esta ... Read »


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    • The Delta Study

    • The Delta Study is a CBSE syllabus high school located in a former warehouse in Kochi, India which was built in 1808. The school was established in 1976 and has a scholastic strength of about 1000 and 47 teachers. The school is located in Fort Kochi. The school encourages students to participate in sports activities su ... Read »


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    • Design-focused evaluation

    • Design Focused Evaluation (DFE) is an approach to the evaluation of educational quality. In this approach the evaluation specifically focuses on the effectiveness of the constructive alignment in the course (subject, paper, unit) design. It was developed for use in the higher education sector but has relevance in train ... Read »


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    • Differential item functioning

    • Differential item functioning (DIF), is a statistical characteristic of an item that shows the extent to which the item might be measuring different abilities for members of separate subgroups. Average item scores for subgroups having the same overall score on the test are compared to determine whether the item is meas ... Read »


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    • Dynamic assessment

    • Dynamic assessment is a kind of interactive assessment used in education and the helping professions. Dynamic assessment is a product of the research conducted by developmental psychologist Lev Vygotsky. As an alternative assessment modality, it seeks to identify the skills that an individual child possesses as well as ... Read »


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    • National Center for Assessment in Higher Education

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      Measurement is derived from the verb 'to measure' which means to assess something; in Arabic 'yaqees' 'measure' has the meaning of comparing something to something else. In this sense, measurement is a daily practice that manifests itself in all our assessment activities, whether we assess concrete things in terms of s ... Read »


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    • Educational measurement

    • Educational measurement refers to the use of educational assessments and the analysis of data such as scores obtained from educational assessments to infer the abilities and proficiencies of students. The approaches overlap with those in psychometrics. Educational measurement is the assigning of numerals to traits such ... Read »


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    • Educational Testing Service

    • Educational Testing Service (ETS), founded in 1947, is the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization. It is headquartered in Lawrence Township, New Jersey, but with a Princeton address. ETS develops various standardized tests primarily in the United States for K–12 and high ... Read »


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    • Educator effectiveness

    • Educator effectiveness is a K-12 school system education policy initiative that measures the quality of a educator performance in terms of improving student learning. It describes a variety of methods, such as observations, student assessments, student work samples and examples of teacher work, that education leaders u ... Read »


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    • Equating

    • Test equating traditionally refers to the statistical process of determining comparable scores on different forms of an exam. It can be accomplished using either classical test theory or item response theory. In item response theory, equating is the process of placing scores from two or more parallel test forms onto a ... Read »


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    • Essay mill

    • An essay mill (also term paper mill) is a business that allows customers to commission an original piece of writing on a particular topic so that they may commit academic fraud. Customers provide the company with specific information about the essay, including: a page length, a general topic, and a time frame with whic ... Read »


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    • ETS Europe

    • ETS Europe is the European arm of Educational Testing Service, an American company, involved in scholastic assessment in Europe. It is headquartered in Utrecht in the Netherlands. ETS employs about 2,700 individuals, including 240 with doctorates and an additional 350 others with "higher degrees." Work that ETS does t ... Read »


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    • Exit examination

    • An exit examination is a test that students must pass to receive a diploma and graduate from high school in the United States. These are usually criterion-referenced tests which were implemented as part of a comprehensive standards-based education reform program which sets into place new standards intended to increase ... Read »


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    • Extended matching items

    • Extended matching items/questions (EMI or EMQ) are a written examination format similar to multiple choice questions but with one key difference, that they test knowledge in a far more applied, in depth, sense. It is often used in medical education and other healthcare subject areas to test diagnostic reasoning. ... Read »


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    • External examiner

    • The external examiner plays an important role in all degree level examinations in higher education in the United Kingdom. The external examiner system originated in 1832 with the establishment of the University of Durham, the first in England since Cambridge was founded 600 years earlier. Durham used Oxford examiners t ... Read »


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    • Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index

    • The Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (FSPI), a product of Academic Analytics, is a metric designed to create benchmark standards for the measurement of academic and scholarly quality within and among United States research universities. The index is based on a set of statistical algorithms developed by Lawrence B. ... Read »


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    • Free response

    • Free response, usually referred to as essay, is a type of question used in tests in education, , and government. Most free response questions ask or require the test-taker to state a belief, opinion, or write a short essay and support it with facts, examples, or other evidence. However, few tests solely rely on these t ... Read »


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    • Florida Teacher Certification Examinations

    • Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) are standardized tests used to assess the competencies of prospective teachers according to Florida's Sunshine State Standards. FTCE refers to 47 different exams: four General Knowledge sub-tests, one Professional Education exam, and 42 Subject Area examinations. Passi ... Read »


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    • Gifted Rating Scales


    • Global Assessment Certificate

    • The Global Assessment Certificate program (also known as the GAC, /ʤi: eI si:/, jee-ay-see) is a university preparation and foundation studies program that provides students from mostly non-English-speaking backgrounds with academic knowledge and skills to prepare them for western-style postsecondary study. It is ow ... Read »


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    • Goddard College

    • Goddard College

      Goddard College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Plainfield, Vermont, Port Townsend, Washington, and Seattle, Washington, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With predecessor institutions dating to 1863, Goddard College was founded in 1938 as an experimental and non-traditional ... Read »


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    • Gourman Report

    • The Gourman Report () is Dr. Jack Gourman's ranking of undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs in American and International Universities. It has been criticized for not disclosing criteria or ranking methods, as well as for reporting statistically impossible data, such as no ties among schools, school ranki ... Read »


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    • Credentialism and educational inflation

    • Credentialism and educational inflation are any of a number of related processes involving increased demands for formal educational qualifications, and the devaluation of these qualifications. In Western society, there have been increasing requirements for formal qualifications or certification for jobs, a process call ... Read »


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    • Grade inflation

    • Grade inflation is the tendency to award progressively higher academic grades for work that would have received lower grades in the past. Higher grades in themselves do not prove grade inflation and many believe there is no such problem. It is also necessary to demonstrate that the grades are not deserved. Grade infla ... Read »


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    • The Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach

    • The GRADE approach (Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation) is a method of assessing the certainty in evidence (also known as quality of evidence or confidence in effect estimates) and the strength of recommendations in health care. It provides a structured and transparent evaluation of the i ... Read »


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    • Graduate Assessment Test

    • Graduate Assessment Test (GAT) is for admissions in MS/M.Phil programs in Pakistan. The test is administered by NTS (National Testing Service) of Pakistan. There are three kinds of tests in GAT. - GAT General Test - GAT Subject Test - GAT Law Test The test result will remains valid for 2 years for admissions. ... Read »


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    • GRE Literature in English Test

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      US$ 150 The GRE Literature in English Test is a standardized test administered by the Educational Testing Service. It is intended to evaluate applicants seeking admission to a graduate program in English Studies. The test surveys a wide range of topics related to literature in English, but the focus is on works long a ... Read »


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    • GRE Psychology Test

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      Undergraduate level psychology: US$ 150 The GRE Psychology subject test is a standardized test used in admission decisions by some graduate programs in psychology in several English-speaking countries, especially in the United States. There are three major components to this test: (1) Experimental, (2) Social, a ... Read »


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    • Gwageo

    • The gwageo (or kwago) were the national civil service examinations under the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties of Korea. Typically quite demanding, these tests measured candidates' ability of writing composition and knowledge of the Chinese classics. The form of writing varied from literature to proposals on management of th ... Read »


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    • Harlan Hanson

    • Harlan Philip Hanson (February 18, 1925 – November 28, 1996), also known as "Harpo" Hanson, was an American educator and the Director of the Advanced Placement Program from 1965 to 1989. Born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1925, Hanson attended Harvard University in the early 1940s but his education at Harvard was ... Read »


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    • Harcourt Assessment

    • Harcourt Assessment was a company that published and distributed educational and psychological assessment tools and therapy resources and provided educational assessment and data management services for national, state, district and local assessments. On January 30, 2008, Harcourt Assessment was merged into Pearson's A ... Read »


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    • Haryana Board of School Education

    • The Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE), (हरियाणा विधालय शिक्षा बोर्ड) (Est: 1969) is the authority which conducts the Public Examinations at Middle, Matric (Secondary or High Schhool) and Senior ... Read »


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    • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan

    • The Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) (Chinese: 財團法人高等教育評鑑中心基金會) was founded in May 2005. HEEACT applied for ISO certification in July 2008 and received certification on February 4, 2009. Until 2012, HEEAC ... Read »


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    • Illinois School Report Card

    • The Illinois School Report Card is a measurement of school performance administered by the Illinois State Board of Education. Each public school district in Illinois, including special charter districts, must submit to parents, taxpayers, the Governor, the General Assembly and the State Board of Education a school repo ... Read »


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    • Independent Examinations Board

    • The Independent Examinations Board, or IEB, is a South African independent assessment agency which offers examinations for various client schools, mostly private schools. It is most prominent in setting examinations for the school-leaving National Senior Certificate, or NSC (which replaced the Senior Certificate and Fu ... Read »


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    • Indian Board of School Education

    • The Indian Board of School Education (IBOSE), is the Board of Education for private education, under the Government of India. It was established by the S.R. Acts XXI of 1860 of the Government of India in 2007 to provide education inexpensively to remote areas. The IBOSE is a national board that administers examinations ... Read »


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    • Information Centre on Academic Mobility and Equivalence

    • The Information Centre on Academic Mobility and Equivalence (CIMEA) is the Italian centre in the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) network. It was established in 1984 and since 1986 has operated through an agreement with Italy's Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. Official website ... Read »


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    • Institute of Education Sciences

    • The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the independent, non-partisan statistics, research, and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Education. IES' stated mission is to provide scientific evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and to share this information in formats that are useful and acc ... Read »


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    • International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement

    • International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement

      The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) is an independent, international cooperative of national research institutions and governmental research agencies. It conducts large-scale comparative studies of educational achievement and other aspects of education, with the aim of gain ... Read »


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    • International Baccalaureate

    • International Baccalaureate

      The International Baccalaureate (IB), formerly known as the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), is an international educational foundation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1968. It offers three educational programmes: the IB Diploma Programme and the IB Career-related Programme for studen ... Read »


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    • Programme for International Student Assessment

    • The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in member and non-member nations of 15-year-old school pupils' scholastic performance on mathematics, science, and reading. It was first performed in 2000 and then repeated ... Read »


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    • Item response theory

    • In psychometrics, item response theory (IRT), also known as latent trait theory, strong true score theory, or modern mental test theory, is a paradigm for the design, analysis, and scoring of tests, questionnaires, and similar instruments measuring abilities, attitudes, or other variables. It is a theory of testing bas ... Read »


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    • Heidi Hayes Jacobs

    • Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs (born October 4, 1948) is an author and internationally recognized education leader known for her work in curriculum mapping, curriculum integration, and developing 21st century approaches to teaching and learning. Jacobs is President of Curriculum Designers, Inc. and Executive Director of the C ... Read »


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    • Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation

    • The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation is an American/Canadian based Standards Developer Organization (SDO). The Joint Committee represents a coalition of major professional associations formed in 1975 to help improve the quality of standardized evaluation. The Committee has thus far published thr ... Read »


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    • Kaplan SelfTest


    • Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children

    • The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (KABC) is a clinical instrument (psychological diagnostic test) for assessing cognitive development. Its construction incorporates several recent developments in both psychological theory and statistical methodology. The test was developed by Alan S. Kaufman and Nadeen L. Kau ... Read »


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    • Knowledge Transferring Assessment

    • A Knowledge Transferring Assessment combines the knowledge assessment directly with the knowledge transfer. In this sense it is a specific form of an Online Assessment/E-assessment/Computer-based assessment implementing a "Pull Learning Approach". In contrast to an Online Assessment which may finalize a formal training ... Read »


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    • Law school rankings in the United States

    • Law school rankings are a specific subset of college and university rankings dealing specifically with law schools. Like college and university rankings, law school rankings can be based on empirical data, subjectively-perceived qualitative data (often survey research of educators, law professors, lawyers, students, or ... Read »


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    • Linear-on-the-fly testing

    • Linear-on-the-fly testing, often referred to as LOFT, is a method of delivering educational or professional examinations. Competing methods include traditional linear fixed-form delivery and computerized adaptive testing. LOFT is a compromise between the two, in an effort to maintain the equivalence of the set of items ... Read »


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    • Lisbon Recognition Convention

    • The Lisbon Recognition Convention, officially the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region is an international convention of the Council of Europe elaborated together with the UNESCO. As of 2012, the Convention has been ratified by all 47 member states of the Co ... Read »


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    • List of AACSB-accredited schools (accounting)

    • There are 182 schools that hold the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business's (AACSB) Accounting Accreditation. The AACSB accredits business schools by evaluating critical areas of each school to ensure that it provides top-quality education, and schools can apply for the accounting accreditation, which f ... Read »


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    • List of Cambridge International Examinations Advanced Level subjects

    • Following are the disciplines in which Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) of Cambridge Assessment (UCLES) offers General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level and/or Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS/A Level) qualifications: ... Read »


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    • List of colleges and universities which have signed the Presidents Letter

    • The following List of colleges and universities which have signed the Presidents Letter refers to a 2007 movement criticizing the practice of college rankings which developed among faculty and administrators in American Institutions of Higher Education. It follows previous movements in the U.S. and Canada (by schools i ... Read »


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    • List of law school GPA curves

    • Many, or perhaps most, law schools in the United States grade on a curve. The process generally works within each class, where the instructor grades each exam, and then ranks the exams against each other, adding to and subtracting from the initial grades so that the overall grade distribution matches the school's speci ... Read »


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    • LJ Create

    • LJ Create Ltd is a UK-based company that produces interactive educational technology for the global market. Currently the company operates in over 60 countries. LJ Create Ltd was established 6 June 1979 when a City College Norwich lecturer, Larry Rowe, won a local enterprise competition. LJ Create specialises in ... Read »


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    • Longitudinal data system

    • Longitudinal data system is a data system capable of tracking student information over multiple years in multiple schools. The term appears in Federal law of the United States to describe such a system. Federal funding is provided to aid the design and implementation of such systems. ... Read »


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    • Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board

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      Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), popularly known as Vyapam (व्यापम; an abbreviation of its Hindi name Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal, व्यवसायिक परीक्शा मण्डà ... Read »


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    • Milwaukee Project

    • The Milwaukee Project was a program begun in the 1960s designed to improve the IQs and scholastic achievement of children at risk and to study the effects of intellectual stimulation on children from deprived environments. Rick Heber of the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined the statistics of districts ... Read »


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    • Modern Language Aptitude Test

    • The Modern Language Aptitude Test was designed to predict a student’s likelihood of success and ease in learning a foreign language. The Modern Language Aptitude Test (MLAT) was developed to measure foreign language learning aptitude. Language learning aptitude does not refer to whether or not an individual can o ... Read »


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    • Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test

    • The Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test (NNAT) is a nonverbal measure of general ability. There are three versions of this test, designed by Jack A. Naglieri and published by Pearson Education. First is the Naglieri Nonverbal Ability Test - Individual Form published in 2004. Two versions were published in 2007 and 2008, r ... Read »


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    • Narrative evaluation

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    • National Academic Recognition Information Centre

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    • National Council on Measurement in Education

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    • National Education Examinations Authority

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    • National Institute of Open Schooling

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    • National Latin Exam

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    • National Testing Service

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    • NEPSY

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    • NferNelson

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    • North East National Board of School Education

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    • Praxis test

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    • Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies

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    • Promethean Planet

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    • Psychometric Entrance Test

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    • Psychometrics

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    • Pupil Achievement Tracker

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    • Re-Engineering Assessment Practices

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    • Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement

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    • Regional accreditation

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    • Republic of Korea public service examinations

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    • Rich Assessment Tasks

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    • Risk inclination formula

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    • Risk inclination model

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    • Robots and Avatars

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    • Scientific plagiarism in Germany

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    • Scientific plagiarism in India

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    • Scientific plagiarism in the United States

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    • Simtest

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    • Special Assistance Program (Australian education)

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    • Special Assistance Resource Teacher

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    • Standard-setting study

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    • Standardized test

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    • Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

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    • Standards-based assessment

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    • Stanine

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    • TAO (e-Testing platform)

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    • Teacher quality

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    • Teaching to the test

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    • Term paper

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    • TerraNova (test)

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    • Territory-wide System Assessment

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    • Thesis

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    • UNIQUe Certification

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    • Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale

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