Essentials_of_Educational_Psychology_Chapter_Ten_Questions

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Essentials of Educational Psychology Chapter Questions Chapter Ten (don’t forget to look at presentation notes as well) 1. What is the difference between formative and summative assessments? Give an example of each. Formative assessment is conducted before or during instruction and gives teachers and idea of how/what a student knows about a topic, while summative assessments are given after instruction and can indicate mastery of a certain subject. Formative assessments can be benchmark testing while summative can be end of course testing. 2. What are the primary purposed of assessment? Name at least five. Guiding instructional decision-making, diagnosing learning and performance problems, determining what students have learned from instruction, evaluating the quality of instruction, and promoting learning. 3. How do assessments influence motivation? Assessment increases extrinsic motivation while decreasing intrinsic motivation. Students may want to study only because they want to do well on the test and not really
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course PCC 301/420 taught by Professor Freeman during the Fall '10 term at N.C. State.

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