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TYPES OF ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Formative and Summative Assessment
Test types:
- Objective and subjective tests
1a) Objective, which require students to select the correct response from several
alternatives or to supply a word or short phrase to answer a question or complete a
statement.

Examples: multiple choice, true-false, matching, completion

b) Objective tests are appropriate when:

- The group to be tested is large and the test may be reused.

- Highly reliable scores must be obtained as efficiently as possible.

- Impartiality of evaluation, fairness, and free from possible test scoring
influences are essential.

2a) Subjective or essay, which permit the student to organize and present an original
answer

Examples: short-answer essay, extended-response essay, problem solving,
performance test items

b) Essay tests are appropriate when:

-The group to be tested is small and the test is not to be reused

-You wish to encourage and reward the development of student skill in writing

-You are more interested in exploring student attitudes than in measuring his/her
achievement

reflections.promotes hands-on or collaborative activities .shows what students know and can do . . belief statements.Criterion-references .Purpose: to rank the achievement of the students To discriminate between high and low achieves .is not the same as peer grading. naturalistic and contextualized tasks .Peer Evaluation . . create a product.Could include the following.Norm-referenced -Student achievement in comparison with other students in the group .an alternative assessment that requires students to construct a response. or demonstrate application of knowledge in authentic contexts.a process in which faculty members adjust individual grades for team assignments by using data collected by asking team members to evaluate each team member. . .Portfolio . but is not limited to samples of work.Purpose: to know the specific skills which have achieved to know how far student’s ability Authentic Assessment .Performance based .Student in comparison with an absolute standard . goals and evaluations . .Definition: A collection of a student’s work specifically selected to tell a particular story about the student.uses meaningful.

Usually involves comparing a "before" situation with a current situation. development and learning to determine what has improved and what areas still need improvement. .Looking at your progress. .Online Evaluation .Self Evaluation .