Assessment is a broad and rapidly growing field, with a strong theoretical and empirical base. However, you don’t have to be an assessment expert to employ sound practices to guide your teaching. Here we present the basic concepts you need to know to become more systematic in your assessment planning and implementation:
- Why should assessments, learning objectives, and instructional strategies be aligned?
- What is the difference between formative and summative assessment?
- What is the difference between assessment and grading?
- Glossary of terms.
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