When is it appropriate to use an authentic versus traditional assessment?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com August 14, 2018, 11:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
First, consider environment and the tone of the learning community for authentic versus traditional assessment. Some school missions and sentiment lend well to authentic learning and assessment. A gifted school or classroom would be a logical place to use authentic assessment (AA). This doesn't mean to imply that students in a gifted or creative environment can't succeed or do well with traditional assessment but it is a natural place for the former.
Contrarily, a conservative, ...
Assessing student learning is discussed.