Authentic Assessment in Irish Higher Education

Authentic Assessment in Irish Higher Education

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National Forum

Discipline(s)

Teaching & Learning

Topic(s)

Assessment & Feedback, National Forum Insights, National Forum Publications

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CC BY

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PDF

Keywords

applied, assessment, authentic, learning, work

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Authentic Assessment in Irish Higher Education

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This insight summarises the outcomes of a National Forum workshop on authentic assessment attended by representatives of disciplines and networks from across the country. It explains the rationale for authentic assessment and presents some characteristics of this assessment approach. Presenting authentic assessment as residing on a continuum of authenticity, this Insight elaborates on some examples of assessment tasks with varying levels of authenticity.

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