Practice of Classroom Assessments for Learning

G.W.T.C. Kandamby

Abstract


This study was conducted to examine the effect of conducting classroom assessment and to find the effective ways of delivery for students’ learning. It is found that most useful method of delivery as asking questions, demonstrating examples on the board and discussing the problems while delivering through lectures. Assessments were carried out using three different ways and students’ performances were analyzed for comparison.  Three methods used were fairly successful (60% to 79%) and students were able to gain high marks for the end examination. The best performance was shown when students carried out the assessment with the facilitation through interaction with the teacher (78% to 80%). Once assessments were completed by the students, demonstrations of the same on the board by the teacher acted as an effective feedback for large classroom (about 60 students) as they were able to evaluate their performances and corrected answers.  


Keywords


Classroom assessments; demonstration; feedback; module delivery; students’ learning.

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