Book Chapter

Competence assessment: A clinical approach

P Griffin, F Rickards, M Francis

Assessment for Teaching | Cambridge University Press | Published : 2018


This chapter promotes the understanding of developmental learning, introducing hierarchies and taxonomies developed by Bloom and Krathwohl. Because almost everyone working in this mode will be beginners, we will concentrate on the most basic, those relating to cognitive and affective domains. Other taxonomies, including those by Biggs and Collis (SOLO) and by Dreyfus (Skills), are useful and important; the reader can expand their knowledge of these as they become more proficient in assessment. The chapter makes a distinction between the deficit and developmental approaches to teaching and addresses the implications of data use in these two models. The chapter shows teachers how to identify t..

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