Measuring_Knowledge_and_Skill

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Evaluating Knowledge and Skill Purposes of Knowledge Testing Assigning a grade (summative evaluation) Measuring progress (formative evaluation) Providing feedback to students or participants Motivating students or participants Documenting effectiveness Assessing instructional effectiveness Selecting instructors/employees Certification Blooms Taxonomy Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evalua tion Definitions of Types of Knowledge Evaluation Making a judgment about based on information from various sources Synthesis Combining ideas from a variety of sources into a cohesive whole Analysis Identifying components, patterns, and relationships Application Using knowledge in a practical situation Comprehension Understanding the why behind the knowledge What Type of Knowledge Test Essay vs. Objective Differences in construction and scoring difficulty Mastery vs. Discrimination Are you trying to determined who is best or which people have attained a level of knowledge Mastery Test Used to determine whether students have mastered the material. Items test information everyone is expected to know. Formative evaluation with criterion-referenced standards (e.g., graded pass-fail)....
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