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Assessment and Student Motivation

07 Jan 2013 11:10 AM | Deleted user
A new study from researchers at the Educational Testing Service (one of the major providers of assessment tests) demonstrated the importance of student motivation in assessing what a student has learned throughout their college career.

This study showed that students, who were told their assessment test would be shared with university professors, scored significantly higher than those who believed that only the research team would view their scores.

This study raises important questions not only for assessment but also for other standardized low-stakes tests.

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