Measurement and evaluation in institutions of learning in Nigeria

  • Wahab Akanmu Aboyade
  • Modupeola Aduke Aboyade
Keywords: examination, measurement, evaluation, test, Nigeria


The paper examines the importance of quality control and the perils of examination inadequacies in tertiary institutions in Nigeria especially in Library and Information Science Schools. It discusses various steps that are germane to good examination. The necessary steps discussed and examined exhaustively include: items generation, administration, scoring, reporting, interpretation and test security. In essence, the paper gives prominence to the construction, administration, scoring, reporting and interpretation of teacher made essay and multiple choice exams system. As part of far reaching recipes for examination inadequacies, the paper recommends that all stakeholders should be alive to their responsibilities at ensuring proper, effective and efficient examination system in our tertiary institutions in Nigeria. When this is done, it is believed that, the technological advancement of Nigeria would become realisable.

Keywords: examination, measurement, evaluation, test, Nigeria


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eISSN: 2360-994X
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