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Day 4: Designing authentic assessment

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How does authentic assessment relate to the style of teaching and learning? Authentic assessment requires authentic learning experiences, as expressed so succinctly in the abstract of the article by Robyn Collins (2013), which we shared in our post on Day 2. This approach is based on the concept of “constructivist […]

Assessment and Feedback

Authentic Assessment

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Are essays, tests and exams a good measure of student readiness for their professions?  To prepare for today’s professional work environments, does Higher Education need to prepare and test students on a wider range of relevant skills?   Authentic assessment is about assessing students for their ability to complete complex, real-life, […]