Learning Domain Covered by the West African Senior School Certificate Examination Questions: Implication for Teaching-Learning Process

Daniel Orifamah


The study investigated the learning domain covered by the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) in English, June 2020; the aim was to find out the extent of each category of the cognitive (lower, mid, and upper) domain covered by the test, a case study research design was adopted in data collection, data analysis was done using percentage frequency of each category and chi-square test, the findings showed that the percentage frequency of cognitive domain tested was not in consonance with the expected, the study recommended among others the coverage of the three categories of the cognitive domain to maintain the expected standard of Senior School Certificate holders in West Africa and globally.

Keywords: learning domains, cognitive domain, category, coverage.

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/12-32-10

Publication date: November 30th 2021

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