<assessment> A process or tool that is used to gather, describe, measure or quantify information about performance or achievement.

It is often integrated into the instructional activity, educational intervention or learning programme, designed to improve the quality of instruction and the resulting learning outcomes.

See: instructional assessment

Compare: evaluation

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Appraisal.

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assessment descriptoreducation dictionary

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assessment planeducation dictionary

see evaluation plan

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assessment systemeducation dictionary

The combination of multiple assessments into a comprehensive reporting format that produces comprehensive, credible, dependable information upon which important decisions can be made about students, schools, districts, or states. An assessment system may consist of a norm-referenced or criterion-referenced assessment, an alternative assessment system, and classroom assessments.

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assessment systems, traditionaleducation dictionary

Assessment methods used traditionally in schools, such as essay-writing or examinations. In some countries multiple choice questions are also traditional.

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