SABARISH

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

RECENT TRENDS IN EVALUATION-CCE and Grading System

RECENT TRENDS IN EVALUATION-CCE and Grading System
Prepared by
SABARISH-P
M.Sc., M.Ed., JRF & NET
Assistant Professor in Physical Science, Arafa Institute for Teacher Education
Attur, Thrissur.


RECENT TRENDS IN EVALUATION

Ø CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation)


Relevance
It better covers the scope of education
Measurement of all domains
It provides Personal, vocational and academic guidance
Better reflects strengths and weaknesses of learner
It facilitate learning process
Provides immediate feedback
Reduces examination stress

Grading System

•Derived from ‘Gradus’ (Latin) means step.
•student’s level of performance is classified in to a few classificatory units using letter grades
•Classification on the basis of pre-defined standards


1. Direct Grading
•Performance is assessed in qualitative terms.
•Evaluator gives the most appropriate letter grade to each subject like A, B, C, D, E without assigning scores.
•Preferred for non-cognitive learning outcomes.

Grade Point Average (GPA)
•It is for obtaining the overall grade of a student.

2. Indirect Grading
•Evaluator awarding grades through marks
•Convert the mark to letter grades
•Two types
A.Absolute
B.Relative
A.Absolute Grading
•Based on pre-determined standard which becomes a reference point for assessment of student’s performance
•Direct conversion of marks in to grades irrespective of the distribution of mark.
B.Relative Grading
•Range vary in tune with the relative position of the group
•The evaluation is done according to the level of performance of members

•Known as ‘grading on the curve’