ASSESSING STUDENT LEARNING
Definition of Assessment
"Assessment is the ongoing process of:
Establishing clear, measurable expected outcomes of student learning
Ensuring that students have sufficient opportunities to achieve those outcomes
Systematically gathering, analyzing, and interpreting evidence to determine how well student learning matches our expectations
Using the resulting information to understand and improve student learning"
TYPES of ASSESSMENT and the CONTRAST
Performance Based Assessments
Measured during learning
Show areas of weakness
Show areas of strength
3 TYPES OF ASSESSMENT EXAMPLES
Portfolios allow you to showcase items completed. Assess the full experience during a program.
End of Course Survey- Allows instructors or trainers to assess if the material and layout of course or training was effective and efficient.
Four Corners: You can make the corners Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Agree, Strongly Agree. The instructor is able to address difficult questions and express their opinions.