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ASAA—Comparing the assessment process at different levels

 

Assessment in the Classroom Assessment in the Course and Program
Learning Outcomes are established or confirmed, defining what students should know and be able to do as a result of the class. Learning Outcomes are established or confirmed, defining what students should know and be able to do as a result of the course or program.
Students demonstrate what they know and can do, via classroom assessment techniques selected by the teacher. Students demonstrate what they know and can do, via assessment techniques selected by the teachers in the department.
The teacher observes, interprets and evaluates the assessment results. Together, the teachers analyze and interpret the assessment results.
The teacher gives feedback to the students. <<
one or both
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The teacher makes changes to curriculum and instruction. The teachers make make recommendations for changes to curriculum and instruction, and implement those changes.
Students learn how they are doing in the course. <<
one or both
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The conditions for learning are improved. The conditions for learning are improved.
The class continues, with higher levels of student and teacher awareness, and new conditions for improved student achievement. The course continues, with new conditions for improved achievement.
The classroom assessment-feedback loop occurs continuously throughout the semester. The course/program assessment-feedback loop occurs periodically over multiple semesters.
 With increased understanding about student achievement, the assessment process is renewed. With increased understanding about student achievement, the assessment process is renewed.