Guide for Developing Assessment Tools

Shelley Gillis, Andrea BATEMAN, Berwyn Clayton

TVET Australia | Published : 2009


This Guide is a practical resource material for assessors and assessor trainers seeking technical guidance on how to develop and/or review assessment tools. The Guide is not intended to be mandatory, exhaustive or definitive but instead it is intended to be aspirational and educative in nature. There are three sections to this Guide. Section 1 explains what an assessment tool is, including its essential components. Section 2 identifies a number of ideal characteristics of an assessment tool and provides four examples of how each of these characteristics can be built into the design for four methods of assessment: observation, interview, portfolio and product-based assessments. Section 3 prov..

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