Adebule et al
Greener Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(1), pp. 001-004, February 2016
ISSN: 2276-7789 © 2011-2016 Greener Journals
Manuscript Number: 092615138
The Use of Psychological Testing in Diagnostic, Formative and Summative Evaluation: Counselling Implications to the Present Day Educational System in Nigeria
Adebule S. O., Onijigin E.O. & Akomolafe O.D.
Faculty of Education, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria
This write up examines the use of psychological testing in diagnostic, formative and summative evaluation. Attempt was made to highlight some principles of psychological testing, types and advantages of formative and summative evaluation. It concludes by stating the counselling implications to the present day educational system in Nigeria.
Keywords: Psychological Testing, Counselling Implications, Educational System.
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