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effective assessment in EFL or ESL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Scoggin Feb 5, 2010. 1 Reply

Is all effective assessment in EFL or ESL classes performance-based?

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Assessing Student Performance in Online Classrooms

Posted on May 15, 2012 at 10:25am 0 Comments

Assessment in on-line classes presents significant challenges for both students and teachers, especially for teachers like me who give a lot of importance to evidence gathered throughout the course by performance tasks.

The purpose of framing assessment around performance tasks is to clearly distinguish between those who really understand from those who only seem to because through performance understanding becomes "visible". This is the reason that assessments are frequently…


A Sports Analogy for Assessment

Posted on March 25, 2010 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

On page 96 of the book "A Repair Kit for Grading", the author (Ken O'Connor) draws a useful

analogy between performance-based assessment and a band or a sports team:

"It is critical that both teachers and students recognize when assessment is primarily for learning (formative) and when it is primarily of learning…


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At 8:22pm on April 12, 2010, Scott Habeeb said…
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At 12:22pm on December 17, 2009, Scott Habeeb said…
Welcome to Assessment FOR Learning. Thanks for joining! Please take a moment to introduce yourself by replying to the Introductions Forum.

Also, I would suggest clicking on the "Read 1st" tab at the top of the main page. This could give you some good ideas for using this site.

Feel free to add any ideas, blog posts, forum discussions, or videos that you think would be helpful to people as they are considering AFL in their classroom/schools.

If you have ideas for content that should be added, feel free to let me know. I look forward to hearing from you in Forum Discussions and reading your ideas in any Blog Posts you care to write.

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