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What is Summative Assessments

Shifting to Online Learning Through Faculty Collaborative Support
Formal assessments that are given at the end of a learning or instructional unit to evaluate a student’s knowledge and understanding of what was taught. These often carry a high value with respect to grade percentage.
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Promoting a Collegial, Collaborative, and Innovative Teaching and Learning Environment: A Real Institute's Approach to COVID-19
Alanna Carter (Ryerson University, Canada), Shayne Fogle (Ryerson University, Canada), Shereen Seoudi (Ryerson University, Canada), and Catrina Ascenuik (Ryerson University, Canada)
Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 22
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6944-3.ch010
Ryerson University is home to the Real Institute's ESL Foundation Program and was required to adapt programming and curricula for virtual teaching and learning in response to COVID-19. Despite difficulties at the outset, through the collaboration and creativity of a group of curriculum specialists and instructors, best practices regarding course management, assessment design, and program development for the teaching and learning of EAP and ESL curricula across time and space were discovered. The adaptation of curricula and programming for the virtual classroom was made possible due to the collaboration, innovation, and perseverance of instructors, administrative staff, and, of course, students.
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Summative or Formative Assessment?: Diversity in EFL Learners' Perspectives in Teachers' Assessment Practices
These are evaluations used to measure learners’ competence after an instructional phase has ended. Summative assessments aim to evaluate the extent to which the learning objectives have been met, often for the purpose of assigning grades or marks. Examples include final exams, end-of-unit tests, and standardized tests.
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Transform Learning With EdTech in the Elementary Classroom
A type of classroom assessment that is given at the end of a unit, course, or term to determine students overall understanding of the concepts.
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Is This Your Best Work?: Complications and Limitations of Online Instruction for High Quality Student Engagement
Are created to evaluate student learning at the end of an instructional unit, measured against some standard or benchmark. Summative assessments may include exams, projects or papers, and may be considered high stakes outcomes.
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Designing and Evaluating Technology-Based Formative Assessments
It is measuring students’ knowledge at the end of a longer period of learning such as comprehensive exams or projects.
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Technology-Based Activities as Formative Assessments in the Higher Education Classroom
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Doctoral Student Involvement in Online Course Development: Collaboration on an Introduction to Special Education Course
Assessments given at the end of a unit of instruction, they can take the form of a project, written paper, test, presentation, etc. and they might be compared to a standard or benchmark.
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Metacognition: Thinking About Thinking
High-stakes assessments given at the end of a chapter, unit, or scholastic year. These assessments are a measure of what students have learned when compared to a standard or benchmark.
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