Galgotias University focuses on delivering holistic education covering all aspects of an individuals' personality across various spheres. School of Education, Galgotias University  on 9th February, 2019 organized one day workshop on the topic &ldquoAchievement Test: A Tool For Assessment." This workshop was graced by the eminent educationist Prof. Shoaib Abdullah, Rt. Professor, Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia University, New Delhi. The workshop was attended by more than 100 participants including 60 participants from eight various teacher education institutions across Delhi-NCR included students, faculty members and research scholars. The main objective of the workshop was to provide an insight of the construction of an achievement test and its interpretation.
The workshop was divided in to three sessions. After inaugural session first session started with the general background of achievement test. The resource person, Prof. Abdullah, first cleared the confusion surfacing around the different terminologies used interchangeably for test, examination, measurement, assessment and evaluation.
In the second session Prof. Abdullah gave a detailed deion of the construction of an 'Achievement Test' which included the writing objectives in behavioral terms, blue print of the marking scheme. Stress was also laid on reducing the subjectivity of the questions for easy and objective assessment.
In the last session the focus was on process of construction of test items. Objective type questions, statistical tools were also explained which are used for analysis of raw score, modified score, distracters etc.
The workshop was a training-cum-practical and interactive session involving active participation from all the participants. The resource person superlatively explained the whole concept with suitable examples. The workshop involved the vast information and knowledge of construction of assessment tool and process of analysis of result. It proved to be a great and inspiring learning experience for all the participants. At the end of the workshop participants gave their feedback and appreciated the workshop. Prof. (Dr.) Satyendra Gupta, Professor and Dean, School of Education, Galgotias University thanked the resource person and all participants for attending the workshop.