Why is it essential to clarify the purposes involved in assessment before one embarks on a testing effort?
Especially for students with Intelligence Disability?
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Using a specific example may be useful in this case, and we can use multiple choice tests. Let's say that you as a teacher have decided that you want to test your students on a certain topic, the election of 1800. You want your students to be able to tell you the facts of the topic, but you also want them to be able to explain their beliefs on the election, and you want to test their critical thinking skills. A multiple choice test will be able to tell you certain things, ...
The expert determines why it is essential to clarify the purposes involved in assessment before one embarks on a testing effort.