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When using assessment results as an evaluation of instructional effectiveness should the test results be used as a formative or summative evaluation of the instructional effectiveness and why?

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I honestly think test results should be used as formative evaluation because the goal with this form of student evaluation is to give the instructor feedback on student needs for improvement and meaningful feedback for how the teacher can adapt instruction to meet student learning needs. I can provide insight for how to best address disconnects in student understanding. Similarly, when evaluating an instructor's effectiveness using test results as a tool for instructor improvement,it can ...

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Summative and formative assessments are highlighted.

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