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Selecting and Developing Appropriate Classroom Assessments: Assessment Methods

Now that you understand the key concepts behind measuring student learning, you are ready to develop sound, quality assessments. In Unit 2, you learned about two basic types of assessment methods that might be used in your classroom to gather information about student learning: selected-response and constructed-response.


Selected-Response Methods

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In this short video, W. James Popham explains relevant features of selected-response assessment methods.

Selected- Response Assessment External Link(Run time: 2:55)

Source: Kansas State Department of Education 2013



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Constructed-Response Methods

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In this short video, W. James Popham explains relevant features of constructed-response assessment methods.

Constructed- Response Assessment External Link(Run time: 2:45)

Source: Kansas State Department of Education 2013



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