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Examination vs. Evaluation

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Examinationnoun

The act of examining.

Evaluationnoun

An assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.

Examinationnoun

Particularly, an inspection by a medical professional to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.

Evaluationnoun

(mathematics) A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.

Examinationnoun

A formal test involving answering written or oral questions under a time constraint and usually without access to textbooks.

Evaluationnoun

Determination of the value of a variable or expression.

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Examinationnoun

Interrogation.

Evaluationnoun

Valuation; appraisement.

Examinationnoun

The act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment.

Evaluationnoun

act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

Examinationnoun

A process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry.

‘He neglected the studies, . . . stood low at the examinations.’;

Evaluationnoun

an appraisal of the value of something;

‘he set a high valuation on friendship’;

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Examinationnoun

the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

Evaluationnoun

the making of a judgement about the amount, number, or value of something; assessment

‘an initial evaluation of the programme’; ‘the evaluation of each method’;

Examinationnoun

a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge;

‘when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions’;

Evaluation

Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization, program, design, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim and objectives and results of any such action that has been completed.

Examinationnoun

formal systematic questioning

Examinationnoun

examination of conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

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Examinationnoun

the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

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