The construction and evaluation of an achievement test on Canada for the fifth grades in Newton, Massachusetts
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The purpose of this study is the construction and evaluation of a teacher-made, highly, but not exclusively, objective type test in the field of social studies. Such a test would primarily attempt to measure the retention of basic, factual •terial as prescribed in the Newton course of study of Canada for grade five in the Newton Public Schools, Newton, llassachusetts. It would also include a sampling of items designed to measure application of facts by alluding te higher mental processes and critical thinking.
Thesis (Ed.M.)--Boston University