7339.16 - Principles of Assessment-Practical Pedagogy
Principles of Assessment-Practical Pedagogy
To give students an understanding of the principles of assessment of and for learning in the context of the teaching of the four language skills in ELT.
• Classroom Management-an introduction • Pedagogical leadership-the teacher as leader • Formative and summative assessment- a critical perspective • Assessment of the four skills in ELT • Action research-assessment of self as teacher
Learning and teaching approaches
Lectures, projects, PBL and pair/group work, Observation of teaching
On completion of the course learners should be able to : • Evaluate and apply the principles of assessment in context. • Critically apply principles of practical pedagogy in designing a skills-based ELT approach based on assessment tenets. • Evaluate the role of the teacher in assessment and the ethics of assessment in the ELT classroom.
An individual presentation of a classroom activity designed to use teaching approaches to two language skills in the context of a relevant assessment framework.