Singapore University of Social Sciences

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education (BSE305)

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Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Education

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Funding: To be confirmed


The primary focus of this course is to provide information concerning assessment in the psychomotor, cognitive, and affective domains. This course is designed to provide students with measurement and evaluation techniques essential for becoming an effective evaluator in the physical education instructional setting. Topics include formative assessment, test administration, test construction, performance-based assessments, rubrics, grading, and fitness and skill testing.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Introduction to measurement and evaluation in PE
  • Basic principles of research
  • Principles in measuring and evaluating PE programmes
  • Cognitive and affective testing
  • Measuring components of fitness and physical activity
  • Measuring psychomotor performance and sports skills

Learning Outcome

  • Interpret the terms test, measurement and evaluation and discuss their relationship.
  • Indicate and organize the steps of programme development and discuss the role of measurement and evaluation in this process.
  • Calculate descriptive statistics on data.
  • Distinguish and illustrate the relationship among the validity, reliability, and objectivity of a testing instrument.
  • Indicate valid and reliable tests that measure various components of physical fitness.
  • Determine the roles and relationship of the taxonomy of educational objectives and the table of specifications in the process of constructing a quality written test.
  • Employ the use of effective strategies and methods for evaluating the affective domain.
  • Demonstrate thorough planning for test administration to ensure collection of valid data in the psychomotor, affective and cognitive domains.
  • Create appropriate assessments for formative and summative evaluation of student achievement.
  • Show the ability to assess student achievement of psychomotor, cognitive, and affective objectives.
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