Assess Instructional Outcomes

Assessing competencies developed as a result of learning is critical ... this table shows competencies and ways to measure them
Competencies Measures
evaluation rubrics, critical thinking scales; rate quality of student arguments, predictions, conclusions
synthesis products or artifacts synthesized by students (web pages, reports); rate according to desired criteria: originality, organizational scheme, appropriate use of evidence versus conjecture
analysis debates, critiques, discussions, case analyses; assess student ability to extract relevant variables underlying a problem, issue, or situation
application word problems, experiments; assess student ability to apply principles and theories to solve novel problems
comprehension short answer questions
knowledge multiple choice, true-false, matching
characterizing practical experiences; interview, observe student beyond class, in real settings
organizing projects, cases
valuing discussions
responding problems, questions
receiving problems, questions

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