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UA-CTEP | Feb.

9, 2019
A principled assessment
is a well-directed
teaching-learning
process.
Objectives for this interaction:

 To exemplify the roles of assess-


ment in teaching and learning
 To deliberate on the forms of
assessment according to various
respects
 To articulate the sound principles
of assessment toward efficient
teaching
Do I teach the
right things
right?
Why do we
investigate?
use a tool
How do we quantify data
investigate? monitor data
judge data
To gauge prior knowledge for planning

To inform students about their progress

To evaluate extent and degree of learning


Purposes & Functions
(McMillan, 2001)

To inform the various school


stakeholders about students’
progress for their more
meaningful learning experiences
Purposes & Importance
(Nitko & Brookhart, 2011)
Guide for planning, implementing and
improving instruction
Monitor and report student progress
Promote learning by appraising students’
achievement
Measure effectiveness of instruction
Types of assessment
and evaluation?
1. oral,
As to written,
mode practical / performance-based
of response
2. objective, subjective (with
As to appraising rubrics)
response
3. individual,
As to mode pair, of
group
administration
4. standardized, teacher-made
As to test constructor
5. norm-referenced,
As to mode ofcriterion-referenced
interpreting results
6. As to purpose
Achievement, in instruction
diagnostic, formative,
summative, aptitude, trade
Some principles of
assessment in
education
1.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

1. Specifying clearly
what is to be assessed
is prioritized in an
assessment.
2. Observe the
conversation between
a boy and his mother.
Find out how
appropriate
assessment could
help a lot.
Huh!? Hetomo
Lunukin
Nganga katubig,
nang
na inumin
nga buo
at
‘Nay!
Inay! moitong
nang
hugutin komabilis!
na lang!
saging!
May
‘Nay,tinik
hindi
papo
rin
Natinik
Meron
d’yan. po
pa ako!
po! Huhuhu!po!
Natinik
(Ubo,
po ako(Ubo)
ubo,
sa PAA!
ubo)

2.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

2. An assessment
procedure may be
selected because of its
relevance to the
characteristics or
performance to be
measured.
We can’t wait to see what
kind of test our teacher
will give us this time!

3.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

3. Use of a variety of
assessment procedures
can motivate students
to look forward for them
instead of having fear of
them.
We are having a test!
4.

But where are


your test
papers?
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

4. Proper use of
assessment
procedures requires
an awareness of their
limitations.
Is everything fine?

Smells okay.

5.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

5. The assessment
tool is validated
before it is
administered.
6.
A+
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

6. Assessment is a
means to an end, not
an end in itself.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)
1. Specifying clearly what is to be assessed is
prioritized in an assessment.
2. An assessment procedure should be
selected because of its relevance to the
characteristics or performance to be
measured.
3. Use of a variety of assessment procedures
can motivate students to look forward for
them instead of having fear of them.
Principles of Assessment in Education
Isaacs, et al. (2013)

4. Proper use of assessment procedures


requires an awareness of their limitations.

5. The assessment tool is validated before it


is administered.

6. Assessment is a means to an end, not an


end in itself.