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In the last 20 years the assessment of students has undergone a major transformation. Many educational institutions no longer use formal examinations as a means of assessment as they believe formal examination results are an unfair indication of a student’s ability. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? In the past , the education systems in some countries are dominated by formal examinations ,therefore , its results have been used extensively as a means of assessment . There are times when they do not notice that it can’t reflect a student’s ability accurately. In my opinion, examinations give an unfair appreciation of a student’s ability. So in recent years , the formal examinations have 1
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been used less than in the past. Firstly, examinations is a unfairness in several ways.For instance , The score of a examinee is conditional on what he or she does on a short space of time . If the exeminees are ill , tired or have any problems which make them can’t do the exam , they will
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Jillmurray during the Three '11 term at La Trobe University.

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