Educational Assessment

Programme director: Prof. Tibor Vidákovich Dr. habil

Institute of Education

H-6722 Szeged, Petőfi sgt. 30-34.

Phone/Fax: 36-62-420-034



Research programmes

A  Applications of classical and modern test theories

(a) Devising new assessment instruments

(b) Applying modern test theories in analysing data on reasoning skills

(c) Stability of students' knowledge structure


B  Issues in test and item development

(a) Item banking

(b) Test equating


C  Diagnostic educational evaluation

(a) Designing criterion-referenced assessment tools

(b) Applications of diagnostic tests in educational practice


D  Analysing educational added value

(a) Conceptions of added value in education

(b) Added value analysis in practice


E  Theoretical and practical issues of examinations

(a) New examination systems

(b) New methods of examinations; portfolio assessment


F  System level surveys

(a) Monitoring educational progress

(b) National and international surveys and their washback effects