The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has four examples of new entrance exams for the descriptive questions that will be used in the new common test for university entrance exams, "University Entrance Examination Achievement Evaluation Test (tentative name)" scheduled to be introduced in 2020. It was presented for the first time to an expert meeting to advance the design.Although the committee members highly evaluated the content, saying that "high school education will change," there were a number of concerns about scoring methods and costs.
According to the Ministry of Education, the example of the question image presented is 3 questions in Japanese and 1 question in mathematics.Examples of questions in Japanese are: ▽ Make a hypothesis from the graph of the number of cases, the number of fatalities, and the number of injured based on the traffic accident statistics of the Police Agency ▽ Read three sentences and consider the solution ▽ A newspaper article of about 3 characters Let them read and express their thoughts in 1,400 to 200 characters. Examples of math questions are from articles about supermoons, etc., where the full moon is observed and the diameter of the moon copied on the film is answered using trigonometric ratios. It has become.
The Academic Achievement Test will replace the current National Center Test for University Admissions.In addition to the multiple-choice questions given in the center test, we have adopted descriptive questions to evaluate thinking ability, expressiveness, and judgment, and for the time being we are considering giving priority to questions in Japanese and mathematics. ..
There was no objection to the content of the problem at the expert meeting, but there were many questions about who was in charge of scoring roughly 50 test takers and how to ensure fairness.The expert meeting is scheduled to compile the final report by the end of March, and the education-related company will carry out the descriptive test first and score it, and then perform the selective test later. We will consider cooperating with.
reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] High School Connection System Reform Conference (9rd) Handouts