Performance Based Teaching and Evaluation Process: An Effective Strategy for Controlling Examination Malpractice in Sciences, Vocational and Technical Education in Nigeria

R.O. Famiwole, S.O. Bandele, O.B. Ajayi-Vincent


This paper identifies the mode of assessing learning outcomes in sciences, vocational and technical education in order to prevent examination malpractice. It also discuss the virtues of performance based teaching, checklisting and rating scales as effective strategies for controlling examination malpractice among students in schools and colleges in Nigeria. It was recommended that performance based evaluation process, through the use rating scale, checklisting and monitored continuous assessment should be adopted for assessing students learning outcome in sciences, vocational and technical education subject areas in order to prevent and control examination malpractice and its vices in schools and colleges in Nigeria.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n2p317

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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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