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Traditional vs alternative assessment

Abu Kassim, Noor Lide (2020) Traditional vs alternative assessment. In: IIUM emergency remote teaching and learning. Centre for Professional Development (CPD), International Islamic University Malaysia., pp. 47-55.

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Assessment methods are also commonly classified as either being traditional, alternative or authentic depending on the nature of the task used in the assessment procedure. Alternative assessments usually involve real life tasks and are often multidimensional; thus, more holistic in the assessment of learning. On the other hand, the tasks that are considered “traditional” are largely about demonstration of knowledge through paper and pencil tests. Hence, traditional assessments often refer to assessments that use conventional and standardized methods of assessing knowledge and skills. Item types or formats such as Multiplechoice Question (MCQ), True/False, Matching, Fill in the Blanks, Short Answer Question and Long Essay are usually features of traditional assessment. Authentic assessments, on the other hand, refer to assessment methods that require learners to perform real-world or job-related tasks, such as clinical training and land surveying. ...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 778/84076
Uncontrolled Keywords: traditional, alternative assessment, higher education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Prof Dr Noor Lide Abu Kassim
Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2020 16:12
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2020 16:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/84076

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