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Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Assessments - Chapter Summary
Make preparing for the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment a smooth process by watching the comprehensive video lessons in this chapter. Learn more about student assessments in public education so you're prepared to address the following on the exam:
- Understanding the importance of assessment in education
- Identifying forms of assessment, including informal, formal, paper-pencil and performance
- Comparing formative and summative evaluations
- Examining advantages and disadvantages of standardized tests in education
- Analyzing types of formative assessments
- Describing types of summative assessments
Instructors present the video lessons in a high-quality visual format while offering comprehensive instructional guidance. Using this unique online approach makes it easy to absorb the materials while enjoying the learning process.
Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Assessments Chapter Objectives
The topics covered in this Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Assessments chapter are found in the assessment, instruction and the learning environment portion of the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) exam, which constitutes 50% of the exam. The assessment is designed to test your professional knowledge as it relates to students in adolescence to young adulthood and ensures you're ready to secure your educator license in Ohio. The resources in this chapter can help you prepare for the assessment by offering comprehensive video lessons and transcripts, along with self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam that gauge how well you understand the materials.
The assessment is composed of multiple-choice and constructed-response questions. Most of the questions are multiple-choice and take the form of a short paragraph, sentence or question that you must review before selecting the best of four answers. There are two constructed-response questions on the test, one a work product and the other a case study. The case study question is part of the domain area that relates to this chapter.
1. The Importance of Assessment in Education
Assessment is a critical piece of the learning process. This lesson gives an overview of assessment, why it benefits both teachers and students, and the three most common forms of assessment.
2. Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments
Educators often need to assess students' learning and achievement. There are multiple forms of assessments that educators use to not only gain knowledge about a student's level of understanding but also to guide the direction of future lessons and course curriculum. This lesson will differentiate between formal and informal assessments and paper-pencil versus performance-based assessments used in educational settings.
3. Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations
If you have ever attended a public school or college you have been subjected to a form of standardized assessment. These assessments serve multiple purposes and provide valuable information regarding one's abilities, understanding and potential. This lesson will introduce you to the types of standardized assessments commonly used in schools and discuss two other types of assessments: formative and summative.
4. Standardized Tests in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages
Standardized tests are used frequently in educational settings. This lesson will help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of these tests and also explore factors that impact standardized test performance.
5. Formative Assessments: Examples, Types & Definition
Find out what formative assessments are and the part they play in the learning process. Learn about the types of formative assessments and review the examples. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your new knowledge.
6. Types of Formative Assessment
Formative assessments are an incredibly important part of the teaching process. This lesson will detail several types of formative assessments that you can use to monitor student learning in your classroom.
7. Summative Assessments: Examples & Types
Think of state exams, midterms, finals, graded papers, and standardized tests such as the SAT. They all have one thing in common - they are summative assessments! Find out more in this lesson.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) APK (003): Practice & Study Guide course
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Cognitive & Physical Development
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Sexual & Social Development
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Learning Processes
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Interpreting Assessment Data
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Curriculum Planning
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Instructional Approaches & Best Practices
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Motivation & Communication
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Classroom Management
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Family & Community Collaboration
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Educator Responsibilities
- Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Education Oversight & Advancement
- OAE Adolescence to Young Adult Professional Knowledge Flashcards