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Multiple Approaches to Self Assessment

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There are many ways of approaching self assessment, and each way has its own strengths and limitations. For that reason and because of the varied nature of students' learning styles, students should experience multiple approaches. Types of self assessment include those that:
  • Focus on a
    • single performance
    • single ability
    • single outcome
    • specific disciplinary framework or theory
    • component of the self assessment framework (observation, interpretation/analysis, judgment, planning)
  • Focus on process
  • Integrate several performances, abilities, outcomes, or content/ability
  • Focus on the student's development over several semesters

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Last Updated 10/19/06