Principles of Assessment in Lifelong Learning Sector

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Excellent for assessment of application of principles to real-world situations. Can reach all the way up Bloom's original taxonomy to "synthesis" and "evaluation". Read more: Assessment: case-studies http://www.learningandteaching.info/teaching/assessment_casestudies.htm#ixzz2Rr8F0faTUnder Creative Commons License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
Excellent for assessment of application of principles to real-world situations. Can reach all the way up Bloom's original taxonomy to "synthesis" and "evaluation". Read more: Assessment: case-studies http://www.learningandteaching.info/teaching/assessment_casestudies.htm#ixzz2Rr8F0faTUnder Creative Commons License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives

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During a discussion I would be able to assess again language and attitude but also knowledge and listening skills. All students can participate and it allows for all different viewpoint s and might lead to interesting questions being asked and discussed. However a firm time limit needs to be set and the I would have to take great care in moderation the discussion so that it doesn't turn into a question and answer session. Also not all students might get a change to show their knowledge or ideas because of shyness, language issues or other issues.
On the more formal assessment side I would probably use a case study. This will enable students to showcase their knowledge but give it a practical background. Www.learningandteaching.info states that Case Studies are Excellent for assessment of application of principles to real-world applications. Can reach all the way up Bloom's original taxonomy to “synthesis” and “evaluation” http://www.learningandteaching.info/teaching/assessment_casestudies.htm [Accessed on 29th April 2013]. The negative aspects of case study are that they are usually presented in text form and this can disadvantage some students. Also the case can be very substantial if not outlined clearly and it can be difficult for students to understand the task fully if the brief is not clear enough. However this form of assessment would give me a good understanding of the students current knowledge, problem solving skills and also literacy

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