Task A Guidance document
There is a new teacher in your team who is finding it difficult to fully appreciate the range of assessment methods available and how to use them.
Produce a guidance document which explains all the relevant points for the best use of assessment methods in lifelong learning, and include:
a) an explanation of six assessment methods, identifying when and how they would be used (ref. 1.2)
It is a method which is used to assess learner him/herself. It helps the learner to understand their own assignment before they go for final review. This help the student to analyze what has been learnt so far what are the improvement areas that they have to look after.
It is a statement from person who involved in a particular activity. This is used to explain a situation in front of a group with more reliability.
Observation is a method which viewing a learner’s activity personally and understanding the same. This will enable the teacher to see what the student is doing and advise him in case of any mistakes. This also helps the learner to learn from mistakes.
This is a method which can be used for assessment. Learners are assigned to discuss about a particular topic and assess each learners understanding/ knowledge on the same.
Method which can be used to assesses a large group of learners. Tests can be either theoretical or practical. Teacher will have an outline of answers which is in line with aims of training programme.
Learners in the same level assess each other and feedback. Peer assessment involves students taking responsibility for assessing the work of their peers against set assessment criteria. They can therefore be engaged in providing feedback to their peers
b) a clear explanation of four of those assessment methods that are the most appropriate to your skill specific area, with a comparison