ERIC Number: ED356339
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Evaluating and Recording Student Progress. Module.
Downs, W. A.
This module on evaluating and recording student progress is 1 in a series of 10 modules written for vocational education teacher education programs. It is designed to give a basic understanding of the principles and practices associated with assigning grades and translating these "marks" into meaningful outcomes. Introductory materials include the following: a listing of competencies/tasks to be covered, objective, overview of the module, listing of suggested resources, and content/instructional strategies, including prerequisite information. The module covers these topics: role of grades; traditional grading system; satisfactory-unsatisfactory or pass-fail grading systems; pitfalls of grading; advantages of a competency-based system of evaluation; assigning grades in a competency-based program; and converting student performance into grades. A summary and review concludes the module. Seven transparencies are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Course Content, Grades (Scholastic), Grading, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Performance, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education Curriculum, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Quality Training Specialists, Inc., Climax Springs, MO.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related modules, see CE 063 398-407.