pros and cons of high-stakes testing

Psychology
Tutor: None Selected Time limit: 1 Day

I need quality information on the pros and cons about high-stakes testing

Sep 7th, 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to help you with your question!

High-stake testing.-Its a test taken with important consequences for the test taker on the results/outcome.

Advantages/pros

a.  Improvement efforts can be monitored basing on the outcome,it encourages one to improve .

b. Threats and opportunities can be identified basing on the results of the test

c. High-stakes tests highlight what is often known but unstated —for instance the ongoing inequality in the society     can be seen through high stake-testing

d. It can show the clear picture of what the performance or operation is all about.

Disadvantages

a.Causes anxiety

b................................continuing please i beg for your patience just 2 minutes

Please let me know if you need any clarification. I'm always happy to answer your questions.
Sep 7th, 2015

a.Causes anxiety-High-stake testing enable those tested to cause panic and it eventuality leads to failure

b.Creates an incentive of cheating. Someone will do what it takes to emerge successful in the test

c.The test does not correctly measure the individual's knowledge or skills, it only measures an abilty to pass the     test

d.It enables elimination of insignificant areas of testing. For instance teachers can  omit those areas which are      not going to be tested.

 Thank you for the opportunity. Ask any question

Sep 7th, 2015

Are you studying on the go? Check out our FREE app and post questions on the fly!
Download on the
App Store
...
Sep 7th, 2015
...
Sep 7th, 2015
Dec 6th, 2016
check_circle
Mark as Final Answer
check_circle
Unmark as Final Answer
check_circle
Final Answer

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

check_circle
Final Answer