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    Alternative Assessments vs. Traditional Assessments

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    What are the benefits and drawbacks of using alternative assessments as opposed to traditional assessments?

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    Examples of alternative assessments are portfolios, individual and group projects, and research reports. Traditional assessments are tests that consists of multiple choice , questions, true/false questions and essay questions. Alternative assessments enable students to demonstrate their knowledge in various ways that are most suitable to them. For example students who are musically inclined may respond to an assignment by singing a song instead of by writing an essay if they are not ...

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    This solution explains the benefits and the drawbacks of using alternative assessments as opposed to traditional assessments.

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