CONSTRUCTION AND STANDARDIZATION OF AN ACHIEVEMENT TEST OF SOCIAL STUDIES FOR 9TH GRADE STUDENTS
Keywords:Construction, Standardization, Achievement test in Social Studies
The Present study was undertaken as an effort to construct and standardize an achievement test in Social Studies for the students of Class 9th. For this purpose, the content of textbook prescribed by P.S.E.B. for class 9th was taken up. Multiple choices questions were constructed by giving equal weightage to all the chapters and expert opinions were taken. Try out was conducted on a sample of 200 P.S.E.B. students of class 9th. Item analysis was done. After revising and discarding the poor items on the basis of index of difficulty value (P) and discriminating index (D.I.), final draft was prepared. Reliability and Validity of the achievement test was also calculated.
I. Garrett, H.E. (1998). Statistics in psychology and education. Vikas Publication, New Delhi.
II. Gaur, R.N. (1973). Standardization of an achievement tests in different aspects of Hindi for matriculation students of Haryana. (Second survey of research in education, 1978) ,556.
III. Kapoor (1968). Construction and standardization of an achievement test of Home science. (First survey of research in education 1974), 390.
IV. Ketkar, S.R. (1982). Construction and standardization of unit tests in mathematics for standard 8th (Marathi medium) based on the syllabus of Maharashtra state, Ph.D., Edu, poona. (Third survey of research in education, 1983), 735.
V. Khandewala (1981). Constructed and standardized of an achievement test in physics for class 9th in vidarbh Region (Third survey of research in education 1983), 735.
VI. Kulkarni, S.S. (1970). All Indian survey of achievement in mathematics (Primary, Middle and High School) NCERT, New Delhi.
VII. Lakshmi, P.D. (1971). Construction of an achievement test for standard 6th arithmetic, M.Ed University of Bombay.
VIII. Lekhi and Seema (1994). Construction and standardized test in chemistry for high school students. Dissertation master reports, www.eric.ed.org.
IX. Neelam (1989). Construction and standardization of an achievement test in Hindi for class 10th students. An unpublished M.Ed dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
X. Seema (1991). Construction and standardization of an achievement test in chemistry for class 9th students. An unpublished M.Ed dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
XI. Singh, A.K.(2010). Tests, Measurements and Research Methods in Behavioural Sciences. Bharti Bhawan (Publishers & Distributors), New Delhi.
XII. Singh, K. (2007). Construction and standardization an achievement test in english for 10th class. An unpublished M.Ed. dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
XIII. Singh, P. (2005). Impact of participative classroom climate on achievement of 9th grade student in economics in relations to their learning approaches. An unpublished M.Ed. dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
XIV. Singh, T. (2011). Construction and standardization of mathematics achievement test for 8th class. An unpublished M.Ed dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
XV. Umesh (2007). Construction and standardization of achievement test of geography. An unpublished M.Phil dissertation, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
How to Cite
Copyright (c) 2021 International Education and Research Journal (IERJ)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.