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Principles of assessment checklist

Principles of assessment

When designing assessments the following principles should be considered: Validity Reliability 
Transparency Inclusivity and equitability Relevance Manageability Practicability Range of assessments Assessment criteria Validity Perhaps the most important principle, validity asks you to consider if the assessment task assess what you want it to assess?  If students are asked to ‘evaluate’ or ‘analyse’ are these […]

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Ethical assessment considerations

Ethical assessment raises two major questions when designing assessments. Are our assessments fair? As we construct assessments it is important to make sure that they are based on relevant material that students have had the opportunity to learn during the course.   Assignments also should be free of any bias that would give some students a […]

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