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COURSE CODE: EDU 60/ASSESSMENT OFLEARNING 1Module 1Week 2: September 4 - September 10, 2021 | 1stSemester, S.Y. 2021-2022IntroductionAssessment is a means of finding out what learning is taking place, as well as specificknowledge and skills. It is very useful to identify all the activities and skills which learnerswill carry out, the conditions under which perform tasks and activities, the possible resultswhich might be obtained, and the standards by which performance will be measured.Intended Learning OutcomesCompare and contrast measurement, assessment, testing and evaluation.Topic 1CHAPTER 1BASIC CONCEPTS IN ASSESSMENTAssessment of Learningfocuses on the development and utilization of assessment tools to improve theteaching-learning process;it emphasizes on the use of testing for measuring knowledge, comprehension andother thinking skills;it is also a means of finding out what learning is taking place and emphasizes tomeasure other changes in behavior related to ”personality”, social skills, interests,learning styles, among others.Different Terminologies:Assessment-refers to the different components and activities of different schools;-defined as act or process of collecting and interpreting information about studentlearning;-a systematic process of gathering, interpreting and using this information aboutstudent learningTest-the most common form of assessment is giving a test-is formal and systematic instrument, usually paper and pencil procedure designed toassess the quality, ability, skill or knowledge of the students by giving a set ofquestion in uniform manner .Testing-is one of the different methods used to measure the level of performance orachievement of the student.
-alsorefers to the administration, scoring and interpretation oftheprocedures designed to get information about the extent oftheperformance of the students.Measurement-is aprocess of quantifying or assigning number to theindividual’s intelligences, personality, attitudes and values,andachievement of the students;-expresses the assessment data in terms of numerical valuesandanswers the question, “how much?”Ex.: 1.The student named Mia got 23 correct answers out of 25items inScience.2.Kayla got 95% in her English first grading periodic test.Evaluation-refersto the process of judging the quality of what is good andwhat isdesirable;-it isthe comparison of the data to a set of standard or learningcriteriafor thepurpose of judging the worth or quality.

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