Smoking Gun; by Gueorgui Petzov, Brooks Institute of Photography, CA, student of Joan Pecoraro

8Measuring Education…Tests, Grades, and Evaluations

“I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.”

Edith Evans


More headaches and heartbreaks are associated with evaluation procedures than with any other aspect of education. This is equally true for learners, teachers, and programs. Before delving into the various types of evaluations used in education we must come to a general understanding of why we need to evaluate at different places in the educational ...

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