Assignment: Analyse inclusive learning approaches to learning and teaching. Inclusive learning is about making sure that every learner in the classroom has their needs identified and met. It is about realising that every learner will have specific individual needs and it is the job of the teacher to accommodate the needs
Anthony Walton Unit 301: Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment. LO1 UNDERSTANDING THE PRINCIPLES AND REQUIREMENTS OF ASSESSMENT. 1. The function of assessment in learning and development: Assessment plays a significant role in the learning experience of students. It determines their progression through their programmes and enables them to demonstrate that they have achieved the intended learning outcomes. It is assessment that provides the main basis for public recognition of achievement, through the awarding of qualifications and/or credit.
Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement Neil Sybenga 22/01/2012 Contents 1: Understanding the principles and practices of assessment 1.1 Explain the functions of assessment in learning and development Assessment is used to make a specific educational decision and is the process of evaluating the extent to which participants in
Feedback is a vital part of the assessment process as it gives the assessor an idea of if the learner has met the criteria set and if they haven’t, what action is needed to achieve the criteria.
In life, being assessed is inescapable in most spheres of human existence. “Assessment is the process of gathering and discussing information from multiple and diverse sources in order to develop a deep understanding of what students know, understand and can do with their knowledge as a result of their educational experiences” (Huba &Freed, 2000). Examinations serve many purposes. Teachers use them to determine if learning/curriculum objectives are being achieved and the results also forms part of the process of accountability to parents. “Learner assessment is best concerned as a form of two-way communication in which feedback on the educational process or product is provided to its key stakeholders” (McAlphine,2002). There are two major
What is the purpose of initial assessment and what kind of methods could be used? Evaluate these methods with reference to the ways they can help in the overall objective of achieving learning goals. How can you ensure learners are kept motivated and working towards these goals?
Feedback is important in an assessment but it must not be negative, just be constructive but positive. You can use a sandwich approach; start with positive feedback, then constructive feedback, the ending on positive note. Giving the learner a positive action plan and reassurance that it can be achieved.
Assessment provides information to support the planning of effective learning experiences. By assessing my students I will understand better what they know and can do, so I can further extend their learning where they are already accomplished or I can support the areas which need work. Assessment is also useful as a diagnostic tool (McConney 2015 pp1) when it comes to learning problems and also giftedness in students, so that they can then be better provided for.
The learners could have an additional learning which could affect the work they produce or their understanding of the work that is being taught, this could then frustrate the learner with could result in the learner feeling they no longer want to continue with the course.
This is why assessments should be an ongoing process throughout the learning experience. Assessments are not only there to assess a learner to sit an exam to test a learner’s knowledge of the subject matter but to:
Formative assessment is concerned with two concepts - assessment for teaching and learning and assessment for learning. As identified by Cowie and Bell (1999), two models of formative assessment are used - planned formative assessment and interactive formative assessment. In this essay I will be focussing on assessment for
expectations of the next lesson? How have you made use of student assessment from previous lessons to
Core Module: Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Centre (PTTLS) Level 4 Assignment Produce a report on the roles, responsibilities and boundaries of the teaching role Teacher’s roles, responsibilities and boundaries There are 6 domains making up the overarching professional standards which are: a) Professional standards and practice b)
Thesis Statement This paper aims to examine the purpose of Assessment for Learning and the different methods that can be utilized to put it into effect in the classroom, through reviewing different pieces of literature, reflecting upon strategies that I have seen in lesson observations and evaluating the effectiveness of strategies I have used in my own lessons.
Enabling Learning through Assessment To enable learning is to equip and facilitate the learner with all the necessary skills required to understand and retain knowledge. One way in which the teacher can ensure that learning has taken place is through the medium of assessment – to evaluate what the learner has