STUDENT ENGAGEMENT THROUGH AUTHENTIC INTEGRATED STAGE ASSESSMENT. Effective Assessment for Student Engagement – What is the target?. Syllabus links and clear outcomes. Fewer not more for a deep understanding Inclusive of all students Clear instructions Balanced, comprehensive, varied
Wayne Inwood and Andrew Weeding
What is assessment?
What do you think of the statement ‘we should be assessing more not less’ ? (Wiggins)
Armstrong, T. (2009). Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom. ASCD. Alexandria.,Vancouver.
“Authentic assessment is when we directly examine student performance on worthy intellectual tasks” (1)
“Performances and product requirements that are faithful to real world demands, opportunities and constraints, testing students on their ability to do the subject and transfer learning effectively” (2)
What does this mean?
What is a worthy intellectual task?
What are some types of authentic assessment?
Wiggins, G. (1990). Retrieved June 15, 2010 from www.pareonline.net
(2) Wiggins, G. (2010) “Healthier Testing Made Easy: The Idea of Authentic Assessment”, Retrieved 16 June from www.edutopia.org/healthier-testing-made-easy
Simulate real life conditions or situations
Learning experiences that add to a students’ level of knowledge
Enables transfer of this knowledge to other similar situations both in and out of the classroom
..\Survey Results- pre SRP.doc
Creating Authentic Assessment, Learning and
Teaching Centre, Macquarie University Sydney Morning Herald, 16 June 2010