Integrating Assessments in Innovative Learning Process
In this era of active exploration, a multidisciplinary curriculum must generate a right balance between learning in broader ways and expectations of diverse learners. A solid foundation for monitoring the efficaciousness of learning can be accomplished through activities incorporated and integrated in the curricula, thus making learning and development of competencies become central criteria for institutional effectiveness. Well-designed assessment criteria and procedures to ensure continual improvement in learning would lead to alignment of learning outcomes through integrated assessments. Best practices demonstrate learning through application of knowledge to solve relevant issues in novel situations. Capturing evidence of development of cognitive, affective, and psychomotor competencies in learning helps to meet the goals of educational programs.
Education must enable learners to discover what they need to learn than intake and output static knowledge. Employers and society will need graduates with greater mental agility and adaptability. To ensure continual improvement in learning would require that structured curricula are aligned with the learning outcomes through integrated assessments.
KeywordsLearning Objectives Outcomes Assessment Innovative Educating
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