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    • Assessment A Very Brief Overview “Teaching Teaching” May 1, 2009
    • Evaluation in the Teaching Life Cycle
    • Evaluation in the Teaching Life Cycle
    • Assessment • Measures student learning • Measures performance • Measures engagement • Measures what you need it to measure • (But it must be designed to do so!)
    • Formative & Summative Informal & Formal Objective & Subjective Internal & External
    • Formative & Summative
    • Formative • Who: teacher, peers, students themselves • What: feedback, not necessarily graded • When: continual • Why: instructional tool
    • Formative • Who: teacher, peers, students themselves • What: feedback, not necessarily graded • When: continual • Why: instructional tool How do you do this?
    • Summative • Who: teacher • What: graded assignment • When: at the end of the project or periodically • Why: demonstrates what the students know
    • Summative • Who: teacher • What: graded assignment • When: at the end of the project or periodically • Why: demonstrates what the students know How do you do this?
    • Formative & Summative
    • Assessment & Evaluation
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/bradley_newman/13672486/ Formative & Summative more: http://tinyurl.com/formsum
    • Informal & Formal
    • Informal • classroom observations • journals • individual projects • logs • essays • performances • experiments • presentations • group projects • reports
    • Informal • classroom observations • journals • individual projects • logs • essays • performances • experiments • presentations • group projects • reports What does this measure?
    • Formal • unit tests • standardized tests
    • Formal • unit tests • standardized tests What does this measure?
    • Informal & Formal more: http://tinyurl.com/formsassess http://www.flickr.com/photos/andre5/2932016852/
    • Objective & Subjective
    • Objective • Multiple Choice • Fill in the blank • Equations • Steps in a process
    • Objective • Multiple Choice • Fill in the blank • Equations • Steps in a process What are the strengths and weaknesses?
    • Subjective • Essay • Short answer • Open ended problems
    • Subjective • Essay • Short answer • Open ended problems What are the strengths and weaknesses?
    • Objective & Subjective http://www.flickr.com/photos/art_star/530345114/
    • Internal & External
    • Internal & External Internal • Created by teachers • Feedback for students
    • Internal & External External Internal • Created by governing body • Created by teachers • Minimal feedback for students • Feedback for students
    • A Bit on External Assessment Could be any or all of the following: 1.Evaluate student learning 2.Evaluate student perceptions of the class 3.Provide feedback for future course design How do you use external assessment?
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 11526659@N00/411960476 Internal & External
    • Formative & Summative Informal & Formal Objective & Subjective Internal & External
    • Tips
    • Tell Them! • Tell the students what you expect them to learn. • Tell the students how you will be grading them. • Provide a rubric if possible. • Be consistent and clear in grading. • Provide feedback. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thowi/277264851/
    • How do you assess student learning?