RECENT TRENDS IN EVALUATION-CCE and Grading System
M.Sc., M.Ed., JRF & NET
Assistant Professor in Physical Science, Arafa Institute for Teacher Education
RECENT TRENDS IN EVALUATION
Ø CCE (Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation)
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
•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
•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.
•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’