Ace Maths Unit Five: Assessment Into Teaching and Learning

Sapire, I. (Ingrid) ; Mays, T. (Tony)

This unit explores outcomes-based assessment of mathematics in terms of five main questions – Why assess? (the purposes of assessment); What to assess? (achievement of outcomes, but also understanding, reasoning and problem-solving ability); How to assess? (methods, tools and techniques); How to interpret the results of assessment? (the importance of criteria and rubrics for outcomes-based assessment) ; and How to report on assessment? (developing meaningful report cards).

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South African Institute for Distance Education

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