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Portfolio assessment method

  1. 1. PORTFOLIO
  2. 2. Historical perspective Portfolio is widely used for many years Late 80’s interest in portfolios for assessment (Belanoff and Dickson 1991)
  3. 3. Definitions – main characteristics They are collections of work, different from a single timed impromptu essay or a class essay carried out over a semester. They are purposeful in that they “demonstrate”, “exhibit” or provide “evidence” of “achievement”, “improvement”, “the writer’s self reflection”, “the writing process” and “the writer’s growth”.
  4. 4. “collection of student work that demonstrates achievement or improvement” (Stiggins 1994) “a portfolio is a collection of evidence that is gathered together to show a person’s learning journey over time and to demonstrate their abilities” (Butler 2006)
  5. 5.  portfolios are “…prepared with a particular audience in mind”, “…are selective” and “call for judgments” (Calfee and Freedman 1996)
  6. 6. Features And Principles Of Portfolio Assessment
  7. 7. 1. A portfolio is a form of assessment that students do together with their teachers. 2. A portfolio represents a selection of what the students believe are best included from among the possible collection of things related to the concept being studied.
  8. 8. 3. A portfolio provides samples of the student’s work which show growth over time. 4. The criteria for selecting and assessing the portfolio contents must be clear to the teacher and the students at the outset of the process.
  9. 9. Purposes of Portfolio Assessment
  10. 10. 1. Portfolio assessment matches assessment to teaching. 2. Portfolio assessment has clear goals. They are decided on at the beginning of instruction and are clear to teacher and students.
  11. 11. 3. Portfolio assessment gives a profile of learner abilities in terms of depth, breadth and growth. 4. Portfolio assessment is a tool for assessing a variety of skills not normally testable in a single setting for traditional testing.
  12. 12. 5. Portfolio assessment develops awareness of own learning by the students. 6. Portfolio assessment caters to individuals in a heterogeneous class.
  13. 13. 7. Portfolio assessment develop social skills. Students interact with other students in the development of their own portfolio. 8. Portfolio assessment promotes independent and active learners.
  14. 14. 9. Portfolio assessment can improve motivation for learning and thus achievement. 10. Portfolio assessment provides opportunity for student-teacher dialogue.
  15. 15. The use of the portfolio Documentation Showcasing Growth Evaluation

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