Impact of Formative Assessment: Comparative Analysis on the Performance of Bachelor of Science in Education Students
Science Journal of Education
Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015, Pages: 5-10
Received: May 16, 2015; Accepted: May 18, 2015; Published: May 27, 2015
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S. D. Thanga Shyla, Department of Education, St. Joseph University in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
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Education is a process as well as a product. To create good product out of education it must be consistent reconstruction. The aim of education should, educate for vocation, knowledge, culture, with the qualitative process of methodologies. Education must have a good method in its systems, especially teaching and learning, so that effective and desirable end products are evolved. Hence quality improvement in educational methodology, whether in teaching or learning, often comes under the purview of educational character, leisure, spiritualism, individual development, social efficiency, complete living. For building up a new generation of men and women, committed to the process of modernization, an appropriate training and motivation of the individuals is impressive. All this is possible through the medium of sound system of education, which needs a dynamic change. Continuous Assessment Test (CAT) will help the student to improve their cognitive development and confidence.
Education, Formative Assessment, Continuous Assessment Test
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S. D. Thanga Shyla, Impact of Formative Assessment: Comparative Analysis on the Performance of Bachelor of Science in Education Students, Science Journal of Education. Special Issue:Science Learning in Higher Education. Vol. 3, No. 4-1, 2015, pp. 5-10. doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.12
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