CLASSIC VS. OFFICIAL VIEW

Sue Bauer/ April 18, 2019/ Defining Who We are…

The Tale of Two Visions of Learning and Forgetting While we have been focusing on theoretical foundations to assist us in how we think about assessment it might be useful to take it all up one level and think about two contrasting views that exist about learning and forgetting is about. One vision is based on a classic view that assumes that

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The Significance of Significance

Sue Bauer/ April 18, 2019/ Defining Who We are…

Assessment vs. Evaluation Probability and Sampling The Significance of Significance Classic vs. Official View The Significance of Significance Finding significance in educational environments may not be as “significant’” as it is cracked up to be. What we are saying is that because there are so many variables and because the statistics behind educational research allows up to a 5% error

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Probability and Sampling

Sue Bauer/ April 18, 2019/ Defining Who We are…

Assessment vs. Evaluation Probability and Sampling The Significance of Significance Classic vs. Official View Probability and Sampling Assessing Learning Having said all of that, the issue at hand is.. how DO we assess whether learning is taking place? Let’s assume for the sake of argument, that we have decided (or your client/subject matter expert (SME) has decided) that assessment plays

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Assessment vs Evaluation in Informal Learning Environments

webmaster/ March 21, 2019/ Defining Who We are…

Assessment vs. Evaluation Probability and Sampling The Significance of Significance Classic View vs Official View of Learning Assessment versus Evaluation: What is the difference? If you did an informal survey asking the difference between the terms “assessment” and “evaluation”, there’s a good chance you would not get a consensus. We have examined this and found that evaluation and assessment are used interchangeably

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