THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OBJECTIVE TYPE ASSESSMENT AND REQUIRED MEASURES FOR IMPROVEMENT: A STUDY AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN

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Sehrish Khan1, Dr. Tahir Nadeem2, Syeda Tehmina Naz Bukhari3

Abstract

program’s learning products. A well-designed assessment program provides a comprehensive insight into learning achievement and competencies of the achievements of students rather than the cognitive gains. The objective type assessment is a non-conventional method often used and helps in rapid and easy marking, reliable results, and test wiseness. The current study was designed to examine the current state of objective type assessment and its effects on learning at the university level. The data were collected from 400 teachers of ten universities of southern Punjab. Data were collected through the self-prepared questionnaire and analyzed through the computer application for analysis, SPSS. Frequencies, percentages, mean score, standard deviation, independent sample t-test, and ANOVA were applied. The result indicates that the teachers prepared assessment tests according to the purpose of assessment and the objective type assessment was found effective for students. The recommendation of this study was to articulate that the teacher needs proper training for the preparation of objective type assessment and enhancing the professional skill of teachers in the field of assessment.

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Sehrish Khan1, Dr. Tahir Nadeem2, Syeda Tehmina Naz Bukhari3. (2021). THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OBJECTIVE TYPE ASSESSMENT AND REQUIRED MEASURES FOR IMPROVEMENT: A STUDY AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN. Harf-O-Sukhan, 5(3), 128-138. Retrieved from http://harf-o-sukhan.com/index.php/Harf-o-sukhan/article/view/161