Assessing Domains


In a discussion on The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast, and explored the concept of assessing domains of knowledge through standardized testing. They propose creating a system where thousands of multiple-choice questions on subjects like American history could be assembled and analyzed for their predictive accuracy regarding general knowledge domains. Such a system could produce randomized tests to assess individual knowledge without the possibility of cheating, potentially transforming academic accreditation by making the process transparent and immune to administrative interference. They also discuss the idea of reintroducing SATs as exit exams to evaluate the instruction quality at universities, suggesting that this could effectively address disparities in educational standards across institutions.1

Educational Assessment Innovation

Jordan and Victor discuss a revolutionary idea of using standardized tests to measure knowledge domains and potentially replace traditional university accreditation. They explore the implications of reintroducing SATs as exit exams to address varying levels of instruction quality in higher education.

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

The Downfall of the Ivy League | Victor Davis Hanson | EP 325