4) Assessment

Links to relevant sites:


An article from Michigan State University on assessment.

Student Assessment


Although not a formal or standard set of rules, a comprehensive paper detailing the idealized benchmarks for assessment.

Principles for Fair Student Assessment Practices for Education in Canada




I chose Assessment because I’m in the process of developing a learning department within the organization in which I’m employed. As part of the development work, I have to decide if the courses are to be scored (must the student pass a course before progressing to the next?) and if so, which courses?

I think my (now) broader understanding of assessment will help me to become a better instructor because I can see that assessment isn’t only used as a means of aiding the student to understand how he/she is doing, but can be used to determine if the lesson itself is well structured and understood by the student.

Assessment pic


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