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15.15: Summary, key terms and references

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    87562
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    Chapter summary

    The purpose of classroom assessment can be assessment for learning or assessment of learning. Essential steps of assessment for learning include communicating instructional goals clearly to students; selecting appropriate high-quality assessments that match the instructional goals and students’ backgrounds; using assessments that enhance student motivation and confidence, adjusting instruction based on assessment, and communicating assessment results with parents and guardians. Action research can help teachers understand and improve their teaching. A number of questions are important to consider when devising grading systems.


    Key terms

    Absence of bias

    Action research

    Alternative assessment

    Assessment

    Assessment for learning

    Assessment of learning

    Authentic assessment

    Constructed response items

    Evaluation

    Formative assessment

    Formal assessment measurement

    Informal assessment

    Performance assessment

    Portfolios

    Reliability

    References

    Selected response items

    Summative assessment

    Validity

     

    References:

    Seifert, K. and Sutton, R. (2009). Educational Psychology. Saylor Foundation. (Chapter 11) Retrieved from open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/BookDetail.aspx?bookId=153 (CC BY)

    [Dynamic Learning Maps]. (2013, Nov. 26). The DLM System. [Video File]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Ltr6SV8zbn0


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