Sunday, August 17, 2008

Global, Rubric, Criterion-Referenced Assessment

Educational institutions today are leaning further towards 'authentic' assessment. These usually take the form of more global 'impressionistic' marking with the help of rubrics, more formative and criterion-referenced assessments, etc. (download a short presentation here).

What are some issues or obstacles attempts at implementing 21st-century assessments would face? How 'authentic' are your (or your organisation's) present assessment methods? Do you even agree with the term?

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