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How to Develop an Effective Course Assessment

Need help with a description of the assessment strategies that might be used based on the scenario provided, the frequency of assessment, and an explanation of why they might be effective as well as the time commitment involved for this type of assessment.


A class of 30 students in an introduction to psychology course needs a face-to-face assessment.

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An assessment strategy that could be utilized in a situation of this nature, would be having the students to answer face-to-face assessment questions, which would include questions in regards to their experiences, perceptions of the science of psychology, knowledge of psychology before beginning the course, that current grade point average, challenges that they foresee in taking such a course, their level of interest in the field of psychology, their career goals in the field of psychology, their level of motivation to succeed etc. This would ...

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This solution describes the development of an effective course assessment.