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Topic A6: Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) - Self Assessment

You've completed Topic A6: CATs. Now take a minute to complete the online test. You'll see your results as you answer each question.


1. Which of the following is not a CAT?

The Diagnostic Objective Glossary, or DOG.
Minute Paper.
Muddiest Point.
Background Knowledge Probe.
One-Sentence Summary.

2. The KWL chart is an example of a:

A way your students can let you know what they want to learn.
An easy to use method to get students to take charge of their own learning.
A chart that gives the instructor some baseline data about what students know at the start of the class.
All of the above.

 3. Which of the following CATs asks a series of open-ended, short-answer, or multiple-choice questions to probe a student's existing knowledge of a topic??

Minute Paper.
Muddiest Point.
Background Knowledge Probe.
The Diagnostic Objective Glossary.
One-Sentence Summary.

4. True or False. A summative assessment is usually done at the end of a semester or at the conclusion of the training?


5. True or False. The main difference between grading and assessment lies in the fact that grading tends to be less judgmental and more diagnostic.



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