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Authentic Assessment, Sistek-Chandler & Evans


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Authentic Assessment, Sistek-Chandler & Evans

  1. 1. Authentic Assessment February, 2012 Suzanne Evans, SHHS Cynthia Sistek-Chandler, SOE Assessment Colloquium
  2. 2. Objectives for Session <ul><li>Examine authentic assessments linked to Bloom ’ s and Domains </li></ul><ul><li>Identify assessments currently used </li></ul><ul><li>Explore technology based assessment tools and their relationship to Bloom ’ s </li></ul><ul><li>Create action plans for assessment </li></ul>
  3. 3. Challenge <ul><li>Try a new assessment format beyond a traditional test or quiz. </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch into a new domain. </li></ul><ul><li>Try a new technology tool. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Assessment? <ul><li>Assessment is the systematic gathering and analyzing of information to inform and improve student learning or programs of student learning in light of goal-oriented expectations. </li></ul><ul><li>Walvoord, B. & Johnson, V. (1998) Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment , Anderson Jossey-Bass. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Assessment is… <ul><li>“ … an ongoing process aimed at understanding and improving student learning” (AAHE, Angelo, 1995) </li></ul><ul><li>Set appropriate criteria & standards for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Gather, analyze, and interpret evidence to determine how well performance matches expectations & standards </li></ul><ul><li>Use resulting info to document, explain, and improve performance </li></ul>Angelo, 1995
  6. 6. Activity #1 <ul><li>Brainstorm on your own </li></ul><ul><li>One or more currently using </li></ul><ul><li>One would like to use </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is Authentic Assessment? <ul><li>“ Assessment that evaluates the student’s ability to use their knowledge and to perform tasks that are approximate those found in the work place or other venues outside of the classroom setting.” Janet Fulks </li></ul>
  8. 8. Authentic Assessment <ul><li>A form of assessment in which students are asked to perform real-world tasks that demonstrate meaningful application of essential knowledge and skills.  </li></ul><ul><li>Student performance on a task is typically scored on a rubric to determine how successfully the student has met specific standards. (Mueller, 2008) </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is Authentic Assessment? <ul><li>Reflects Explicit Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits Reliability </li></ul><ul><li>Represents Valid Content </li></ul><ul><li>Assesses Higher Level Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Simulates Real World Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Multiple Domains </li></ul>
  10. 10. Is it Authentic? <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Outcome </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Product or performance-based assessment </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real-world relevance </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Application of knowledge </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of domains </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstration of competencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Is this Authentic Assessment? <ul><li>End of chapter quiz? </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Essay </li></ul><ul><li>Oral Presentation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Authentic Assessment and Multiple Domains ID <ul><li>Cognitive </li></ul><ul><li>Skills (Psychomotor) </li></ul><ul><li>Affective (Beliefs and Values) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Choosing the Right Assessment Tool?
  14. 16. Tools for the 21 st Century Web 2.0 Tools <ul><li>Google Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Voki, Jing and Recordings </li></ul><ul><li>Webspiration for Visual, Collaborative Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces, Creating and Synthesizing </li></ul>
  15. 18. Google Applications <ul><li>Video from Google Docs in Plain English </li></ul>
  16. 19. Google Docs
  17. 20. Voki
  18. 21. Oral Presentation Recordings <ul><li>Communications Lesson: Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>by Rachel Marco </li></ul><ul><li>Brief Description: College students learn how to identify and read nonverbal communication and its impact on an audience. Students learn the ins and outs of body language and how it can be perceived by an audience. </li></ul>
  19. 22. My Webspiration Visual Communication
  20. 23. Wikispaces <ul><li> / </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative </li></ul><ul><li>Editable </li></ul><ul><li>Posting of synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Group Work </li></ul>
  21. 24. Challenge <ul><li>Try a new assessment format (beyond a traditional test or quiz) </li></ul><ul><li>Stretch into a new domain </li></ul><ul><li>Try a new technology tool </li></ul>
  22. 25. Stretch into a new domain, with new technology, and a new technology tool!
  23. 26. References <ul><li>Angelo, T. A. Assessment, AAHE Bulletin, April 1995, p.11. </li></ul><ul><li>http :// </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation on </li></ul><ul><li>Scribd http :// </li></ul><ul><li>Walvoord, B. & Johnson, V. (1998) Effective Grading: A Tool for Learning and Assessment , Anderson Jossey-Bass. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul>