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Assessment and Evaluation
Assessment and evaluation Evaluation is a judgement Evaluation is a judgement. How well is this course (part of the course) meeting its aims and objectives? How could this course be improved? How has this course helped me?
Assessment and evaluation Assessment is a measurement Assessment is a measurement. How (to what extent) have the learning objectives been met? At what level is this learner?
Assessment Learning needs: special case of formative assessment Formative: feedback to the learner Summative: end point assessment
Assessment and evaluation Informal evaluation is a part of all discourse. Formal evaluation should be: reliable valid credible useful
Some methods of evaluation Student gain by testing Institutional self study by staff Prestige panel (e.g. Delphi) Transactional observation (process) Management analysis (often economic)
Performance and competence Knowledge and knowledge structures Competence incorporating assimilated knowledge and other skills Performance Contextual understanding and other inputs Attitudes Values