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Assessing for Learning Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution by Peggy L. Maki

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Published by Stylus Publishing .
Written in English


  • Examinations & assessment,
  • Higher & further education,
  • United States,
  • Evaluation,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • Higher,
  • Education / Higher,
  • Education, Higher,
  • Examinations

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Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL8757095M
ISBN 101579220886
ISBN 109781579220884

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This is an immensely practical book, filled with examples, templates, and permission to copy freely (with citation) for professional development purposes. It includes sections addressed to institution-wide planners, those responsible for assessing student learning in departments and programs, as well as those assessing general education. The premise of this book is that the primary purpose of classroom assessment is to inform teaching and improve learning, not to sort and select students or to justify a grade. The common principles of effective assessment are covered, and the strengths and limitations of a variety of effective approaches are reviewed. Vignettes illustrate classroom assessment in action, and guiding questions. Brand new Book. The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Third Edition is a widely-used resource for both faculty and nursing education students that covers the assessment of critical thinking, the development of learning objectives, and the creation of tests, including detailed tips for writing many kinds of individual test /5(17). This book is designed to assist colleges and universities build a sustainable commitment to assessing student learning at both the institution and program levels. It provides the tools for collective inquiry among faculty, staff, administrators and students to develop evidence of students’ abilities to integrate, apply and transfer learning.

Learning takes place in students’ heads where it is invisible to others. This means that learning must be assessed through performance: what students can do with their learning. Assessing students’ performance can involve assessments that are formal or informal, high- or low-stakes, anonymous or public, individual or collective. A key to designing informal experiences to support learning is to clearly articulate the goals for a particular experience. That is, what should participants learn through their experience? In this book we define science learning in terms of six strands, which encompass excitement and interest. Malikah R. Nu-Man and Tamika M. Porter and Malikah R. Nu-Man and Tamika M. Porter. Assessing learning through the use of technology has received much attention in recent years due to the ability to access student progress quickly and provide individual feedback in real-time (Timmis et al., ). Assessing Learning Center for Teaching and Learning | Simulation as a Teaching Strategy. Experiential learning such as simulation has been promoted as a means to challenge student's misconceptions (McClintock, ).

Assess definition is - to determine the rate or amount of (something, such as a tax, charge, or fine). How to use assess in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of assess. Jan 01,  · Assessing Online Learning. Patricia Comeaux, editor. Anker Publishing Company, Inc., $ (cloth), pp. ISBN Reviewed by Joan Getman Patricia Comeaux was motivated to edit Assessing Online Learning by her experiences both as a teacher of online courses and as a student in an online doctoral program. She has come to. Exploring the continuum of students' learning, this book sets the assessment of learning within the twin contexts of: (1) the level of a program, department, division, or school within an institution; and (2) the level of an institution, based on its mission statement, educational philosophy, and educational objectives. Methods for Assessing. Student Learning Outcomes. Dr. Jennifer E. Roberts Coordinator of Academic Assessment Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and .