Produce an assignment which: * Analyses the role of initial assessment in the learning and teaching process * Describes and evaluates different methods of initial assessment for use with learners * Evaluate ways of planning, negotiating and recording appropriate learning goals * Identifies who you would liaise with to effectively meet the needs of learners
Analyse the role of initial assessment in the learning and teaching process
Initial assessment is important in relation to determining the competencies an individual may already have, this will ensure that the individual is being taught at the correct level. It can take the form of questions and answers as part of icebreaker activities or open group discussion of…show more content…
The disadvantage in the system currently used is that it is designed in such a way as to prevent a learner progressing when two or more incorrect answers are submitted. This can happen due to a learners lack of knowledge or to hitting the wrong key. Which has led to inaccurate levels being recorded, as a result learners have been placed on training courses at too high or too low a level, which has led to frustration and disengagement. At the course induction there is a Visual, Audio, Kinaesthetic assessment carried out, which helps to determine the types of resources appropriate to the individual learner.
Evaluate ways of planning, negotiating and recording appropriate learning goals
All learners attend a course induction where an individual learning plan is discussed and agreed, this is essential for both the learner and tutor as it allows the learner to take control of their own learning, review their progress and set goals for their training. This has the benefit of empowering them through ownership and helps to keep them motivated throughout the course. The ILP also aids the tutor, allowing them to monitor the intended learning outcomes, customise and design resources, identify distance travelled and set targets for work.
Identify who you would liaise with to effectively meet the needs of learners
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