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Assessment by Mind Map: Assessment

1. Types of Assessment

1.1. Formative

1.1.1. Definition Process of gathering evidence of student learning Providing feedback Adjusting instruction strategies to enhance achievement

1.1.2. Characteristics Frequent, during course of instruction Grading is optional High opportunity to improve student learning

1.1.3. Types Formal Characteristics Types Informal Characteristics Examples

1.2. Summative

1.2.1. Occurs at end of the unit

1.2.2. Must be graded

1.3. Interim

1.3.1. Characteristics Periodic Formal Low-level student feedback

1.4. Diagnostic

1.5. Performance

1.5.1. Types Individual or group work Portfolio Student logs Journals

2. Importance of Assessment

2.1. Assessment helps students learn, teachers improve instruction, administrators decide how to allocate resources, and policymakers evaluate the efficacy of education programs

3. Definition of Assessment

3.1. Assessment is the shared process of gathering purposeful and systematic measurement for documentation, reflection, and improvement of both student learning and institutional practices