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- Author(s): Dr Rosalind Duhs
- Title: Assessment and feedback to students
- Subject: HE - Education
- Keywords: UKOER, UKPSF, OMAC, CPD4HE, assessment, feedback
- Language(s): English
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- Publish Date: 6th July 2011, 12th August 2011
- Licence: CC-BY-NC-SA
Please select 'True' (a) or 'False' (b) for the following statements.
1. Reliability in assessment means that you are testing student attainment of course learning outcomes.
2. Summative assessment takes place at the end of a course.
3. Formative assessment provides students with information on their progress but does not contribute to course grading.
4. Summative assessment is the final grade or result which a student attains.
5. Validity means that what is being tested is what has been taught and what the examiner aims to test.
6. Reliability means that two examiners marking the same assessment task would award the same score.
7. Summative assessment contributes towards the final grading of student performance.
8. Summative assessment cannot also be formative.
9. The main function of formative assessment is to provide students with feedback so they can improve their performance.
10. Students should be provided with grading criteria and assess their own work and the work of their peers.
Assessment and feedback to students by Dr Rosalind Duhs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.
Based on a work at www.ucl.ac.uk.
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