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1. Self Assessment: Definition: A way to evaluate your performance. Advantages- No right or wrong answers. Disadvatages can feel defeated. Examples a career test

2. Summative Assessment

2.1. Summative Assessment: The goal of summative assessment is to evaluate student learning at the end of an instructional unit by comparing it against some standard or benchmark.

2.2. Advantages: Provide a formal document that can be used to determine a students overall score in the course.

2.3. Disadvantages: High Stress. High Pressure

2.4. Examples: Final Exam & Midterm Exam

2.5. Definition: The goal of summative assessment is to evaluate student learning at the end of an instructional unit by comparing it against some standard or benchmark.

3. Formative Assessment

3.1. Definition: The goal of formative assessment is to monitor student learning to provide ongoing feedback that can be used by instructors to improve their teaching and by students to improve their learning. More specifically, formative assessments:

3.2. Advantages: •help students identify their strengths and weaknesses and target areas that need work •help faculty recognize where students are struggling and address problems immediately www.cmu.edu

3.3. Disadvantages: Can make a student feel defeated during the actual lesson.

3.4. Venn Diagrams/ T Charts/ Three things you have learned

4. Performance Based Assessment

4.1. Definition: An assessment based on performance of tasks that are meaningful and engaging to students.

4.2. Advantages- Alternative testing method. Students can assess their knowledge

4.3. Disadvantage- Without a grading rubric it is sometimes hard to be fair and accurately grade

4.4. Example: Group projects enabling a number of students to work together on a complex problem that requires planning, research, internal discussion, and group presentation.

5. Portfolio

5.1. Definition: Portfolio assessment is the systematic, longitudinal collection of student work created in response to specific, known instructional objectives and evaluated in relation to the same criteria.

5.2. Advantage: Can show the progression of student's work throughout a long time periode.

5.3. Disadvantage: Hard to keep all the work saved and neatly organzied

5.4. Example: Art portfolio

6. Diagnostic Assessment

6.1. Definition: provide instructors with information about student's prior knowledge and misconceptions before beginning a learning activity

6.1.1. Advantages: If a teacher teaches three English classs all at the same level. The teacher can gage how the whole class is recieving the knowledge

6.1.2. Disadvantage might not always reveal a students true understanding of the subject matter

6.1.2.1. Examples: A test given at the start of the year to see what students know about grammar

7. High Stakes Assessment: is any test used to make important decisions about students, educators, schools, or districts, most commonly for the purpose of accountability. Advantage: Challenging Disadvatage: Can crack under pressure. Examples: SAT, ACT

8. "In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."

9. Peer Assessment -Students or their peers grade assignments or tests based on a teacher's benchmarks. Advantage- Students can evaluate students work while also reflecting on their own. Disadvantage making sure students grade fairly, and know what to grade on. Examples Essay

10. Authentic Assessment: Usually includes a task for students to perform and a rubric by which their performance on the task will be evaluated. For example, writing a practice college application essay. Advantage: Real World Experience. Disadvantage: Stress