The assessment of GCSE art: Criterion-referencing and cognitive abilities
Rayment, T. and Britton, B. (2004) The assessment of GCSE art: Criterion-referencing and cognitive abilities. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 23 (2). pp. 148-154. ISSN 1476-8062
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In this paper Cognitive Abilities Test scores are compared directly with moderated GCSE scores awarded to the same group of pupils. For ease of interpretation the comparisons are presented in a graphical form. Whilst some provisional and tentative conclusions are drawn about the reliability of GCSE art, questions are raised about the general validity of criterion-referenced assessment in this area.