Technologies of Student Testing for Learning Quality Evaluation in the System of Higher Education

  •  Nadezhda Bayukova    
  •  Ludmila Kareva    
  •  Liliya Rudometova    
  •  Marina Shlangman    
  •  Natalia Yarantseva    


The paper deals with technology of students’ achievement in the area of educational activities, methods, techniques, forms and conditions of monitoring knowledge quality in accordance with the requirements of Russian higher education system modernization. The authors propose methodic techniques of students’ training for testing based on innovative and traditions approaches, development of the system of student’s competences evaluation in the course of teaching using current educational technologies in higher institutions. Pedagogical testing is represented as a set of instruments that allows assuring systematic monitoring and objective evaluation of students’ professional training quality in the course of entire education process, defining stages of tests carrying out and also ways and means of educational results adjustment. It’s feasible to consider the system of criterion-referenced tests a main method for pedagogical testing organization. It consists of tests of a specific form, certain content, increasing difficulty, created for the purpose of quality increase in professional education of university students. Testing as one of monitoring forms should be on an equal basis with traditional solitary and control works. Combination of all kinds of control allows the teacher to complement education process in a more qualitative manner. The expected result is creation of the organization model of the system of students’ knowledge evaluation based on elaborated vocationally-orientated test materials that evaluate competences included in the requirements of Federal State Educational Standards of Higher Professional Education of the third generation.

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