Types of Assessment
Assessment is essential to successful teaching and learning. To understand the effectiveness of teaching, teachers need to gauge students' progress in understanding what they want them to learn. Assessment is the link between teaching and learning. It is vital because without it there is no way to predict what students will actually take from their classroom education. Assessment helps teachers find out what has actually taken place in students developing understanding during a sequence of teaching and learning. There are various types of assessments which can be used as a tool for measuring the students understanding.
The workshop on Types of Assessment exposes the teachers to the various assessment techniques that are currently in practice by educationists across the globe. It also helps teachers understand the intricacies of various types of assessments so that teachers can utilize the best of the methods in their classrooms. The use of variety of assessments conveys the precise picture of a students' learning.