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50 Assessment Approaches
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50 Assessment Approaches
Simple, easy and effective ways to assess learners



March 2020 | 152 pages | Learning Matters
This reader-friendly and accessible text introduces 50 assessment approaches, and explores how they work in practice by taking an honest look at the advantages and disadvantages of each one. For each approach, the authors include in-practice examples taken from a range of teaching contexts. The book provides valuable ideas and tips for new and existing teachers and assessors.

The text explores the advantages and disadvantage of every approach, equipping teachers with the knowledge to assess and select the correct approach for their subject and their learners.

If you are a new or beginning teacher looking for new approaches to assessment to use with your learners today - this is the book you need.
 
1. Assignments
 
2. Cards and games
 
3. Case study
 
4. Charts and posters
 
5. Checklist
 
6. Digital storytelling
 
7. Discussions and debates
 
8. End-point assessment
 
9. Essay or dissertation
 
10. Exit and entry tickets
 
11. Holistic assessment
 
12. Interview
 
13. Learner demonstration
 
14. Learner statement
 
15. Listening tests
 
16. Multiple-choice questions
 
17. Naturally occurring evidence
 
18. Observation
 
19. Online assessment
 
20. Oral questioning
 
21. Peer assessment
 
22. Photographic testimony
 
23. Portfolio or e-portfolio
 
24. Presentation
 
25. Problem sets
 
26. Product evidence
 
27. Professional discussion
 
28. Projects
 
29. Questioning
 
30. Quizzes
 
31. Recognition of prior learning
 
32. Reflective log
 
33. Report writing
 
34. Role play
 
35. Self-assessment
 
36. Showcase
 
37. Simulation
 
38. Skills scan
 
39. Three, two, one
 
40. Tutorial review
 
41. Two-stage digest
 
42. Venn diagram
 
43. Video
 
44. Viva
 
45. Vlogs, blogs and podcasts
 
46. Walk and talk
 
47. Witness testimonies
 
48. Workplace documentation
 
49. Worksheet
 
50. Written tests and examinations

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