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Defining and assessing learning

Defining and assessing learning

exploring competency-based initiatives

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Published by National Center for Education Statistics, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Dept. of Education, U.S. Dept. of Education, ED Pubs [distributor in Washington, D.C, Jessup, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Competency based education -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Postsecondary education -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport of the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative Working Group on Competency-Based Initiatives in Postsecondary Education
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsJones, Elizabeth A, Voorhees, Richard A, Paulson, Karen, National Center for Education Statistics
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxiv, 175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14537171M
    OCLC/WorldCa53813424

    Teaching is more effective and student learning is enhanced when (a) we, as instructors, articulate a clear set of learning objectives (i.e., the knowledge and skills that we expect students to demonstrate by the end of a course); (b) the instructional activities (e.g., case studies, labs, discussions, readings) support these learning. Assessment. of Learning “Assessment. of. Learning is the assessment that becomes public and results in statements or symbols about how well students are learning. It often contributes to pivotal decisions that will affect students’ futures. It is important, then, that the underlying logic and measurement. of. assessment of learning.

    Some Useful References on How to Assess Student Learning American Association for Higher Education. Defining and assessing learning: Exploring competency- based initiatives. James O. & Nichols, Karen W. (, , ) The Departmental Guide and Record Book for Student Outcomes Assessment and Effectiveness (3rd edition) New York. Definition. Formative assessment or assessment for learning involves a continuous way of checks and balances in the teaching learning processes (Jeri, ). The method allows teachers to frequently check their learners' progress as well as the effectiveness of their own practice, thus allowing for self assessment of the ce in a classroom is formative .

    Defining and Assessing Learning: Exploring Competency-Based Initiatives, NCES , prepared by Elizabeth A. Jones and Richard A. Voorhees, with Karen Paulson, for the Council of the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative Working Group on Competency-Based Initiatives. Washington, DC: For ordering information on this report, write. Educator and scholar Rick DuFour once defined the core mission of education as ensuring that students learn, rather than merely being taught. This raises the questions of what students should learn.


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