Connecting Assessment with Learning. Assessment Tier I Professional Development. Assessment Tier Professional Development. Tier I – (required) Purposes and functions of assessment and evaluation tools ( you are here ).
Assessment Tier I Professional Development
What is assessment?
Performing a Task
Assessment drives the curriculum
What are formative and summative assessments?
When do I use formative and summative assessments?
Why do I use formative and summative assessments?
…a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides feedback to adjust ongoing teaching and learning to improve students’ achievement of intended instructional outcomes.
…the process of gathering quantitative performance data to evaluate progress on student learning outcomes, benchmarks, and class or programmatic efficacy.
Are typically conducted periodically (mid-term, final, annual).
Typically formal assessment (test, or large project/paper).
Typically graded or quantified.
Used to provide a quantitative measure of performance.
Weekly Quizzes and Small Assessments
Tests and Exams
Mark each assessment as Formative (F) or Summative (S)
Tests and Exams
To confirm the relationship among:
Mission, Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs), Program Outcomes (POs), and course Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Enabling Objectives (EOs)
Program and classroom assessment
Academic rigor and Bloom’s Taxonomy
…in the Baker College classroom.
Baker College Mission
Using the SLOs/EOs provided (EN201), you will need to do the following:
What are rubrics?
What are the purposes of rubrics?
When are rubrics used?
…a scoring tool or guide, that lists the components to be assessed, and specific criteria to assess a piece of work.
Holistic Rubrics provide a single score based on an overall impression of a student’s performance on a task.
Analytic Rubrics provide specific feedback along several dimensions.
Checklists contain a list of behaviors or specific steps.
Complete the following welds:
Diet Analysis Project
Complete an oral presentation on the Apollo 13 project. The presentation must include the following:
Breaking News Exercise
Basketball Dribbling Skills Test
What is one thing that you are going to take away and implement from this professional development session?