Journal of Computations & Modelling

Major Field Test: An Assessment Tool Used For Program Learning Outcome Measurement

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    Proficient accreditation of academic programs is envisioned to indorse the forte of the education students get. Direct and indirect assessment techniques are being assimilated to weigh the quality of teaching and learning. The direct assessment approach emphases on teachersí analysis of studentís works, course evaluation, portfolios, standardized exit tests, etc. Indirect assessment on the other hand focuses on survey types of assessments on studentís learning in an attempt to improve the quality of teaching and learning. This paper confers about the standardized test used in measuring the student learning outcome in the computer science program. An analysis of the test outcome is also offered.