Module 1 Basic Concepts in Assessment

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Which of the following is an emphasis of the module on Basic Concepts in Assessment?

Measuring knowledge, comprehension, and other thinking skills

What is the primary purpose of assessment as mentioned in the text?

To find out if learners are actually learning and changing their behavior

What should students be able to do at the end of this module, according to the text?

Discuss general principles of assessment

Which of the following best describes the role of assessment as mentioned in the text?

A means to find out what learning is taking place, including changes in behavior related to various skills

What is a topic of debate mentioned in the text regarding assessment?

How to evaluate performance in non-academic areas

What can assessment measure apart from knowledge and skills, as per the text?

Changes in behavior related to personality, social skills, interests, and learning styles

What is the main purpose of assessment?

To guide learners in their learning process

Which of the following is an example of criterion-referencing assessment?

Assessing learners in relation to a particular target or level of performance

What does assessment emphasize on?

Individual student or groups of individuals and on the academic program

What is the key role of the teacher in the assessment process?

Advising and guiding learners to help them learn

What does norm-referencing assessment involve?

Comparing students with each other

Which activity falls under the category of asking learners to recall facts or principles?

Recalling facts or principles (e.g. What is ‘x’.)

What are the different ways assessment can be done?

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'Learners should be actively involved in both the development of learning objectives, and in their own assessment' - What is the importance of this statement?

To promote learner involvement in their learning process

What is the main focus of criterion-referencing assessment?

Assessing learners in relation to a particular target or level of performance

What is a systematic process according to the text?

Assessment

This module focuses on the development and utilization of assessment tools to improve the teaching-learning process and emphasizes the use of testing for measuring knowledge, comprehension, and other thinking skills. It is part of the overall evaluation process to determine if learners are actually learning as a result of teaching and to show the effectiveness of teaching.

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