The first thing that needs to be done to improve instructor developed assessments is teach them how to match the type of assessment to the learning objectives. Teachers need to understand what each type of assessment really does. This understanding will increase the quality of the assessment. The major types include selected response/short answer, extended written response, performance assessment, and personal communication.
Selected response consists of multiple choice or true/false questions. Short response requires just a few words to answer the question. This assessment method is appropriate when mastery of discrete elements of knowledge is the learning objective; i.e. history facts, spelling words, vocabulary, parts of plants, etc.
Extended written response requires students to construct a written answer in response to a question. The answer is several sentences in length and involves students in comparing, analyzing, interpreting, solving, or describing things. This ...
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Needs Assessment for Quality Improvement with "To Be" Flow Chart
1. Assess/discuss the need for quality improvement in a process within HP. Include a description and an "As Is" flow chart of the process to be analyzed. Describe the relationship of the process to the organization's strategic plan. Identify both the internal and external customers of HP (Consumer/Business/Enterprise). Also, estimate the level of improvement that would be realized and the value of implementing the new quality improvement process,
2. Describe/display an improved process and a "To Be" flow chart. Determine what items need to be measured to substantiate the improved process, the data required to measure improvement, and the upper and lower control limits. Select the best total quality tool to ensure continuous monitoring so that the process is in control. Present data using your selected total quality toolView Full Posting Details