Designing Performance Assessment Tasks Philip Cohen As Beth Larkins remembers it, developing new performance assessment tasks has not always been smooth. But the effort has been worth it. The efforts of these advocates to popularize performance assessment have led to increased demand for carefully crafted assessment tasks. And despite the availability of off-the-shelf assessment tools, many districts and schools—including Larkins'—are creating their own performance assessment tasks.
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The Writing, Reading, and Listening assessments all allow 50 minutes for the students to finish, providing time for each segment in the Listening assessment to be heard twice.
The Speaking assessment allows 27 minutes for students to respond to seven, one-minute prompts. A Comparison of the Performance of Analytic vs.
Holistic Scoring Rubrics to Assess L2 Writing Cynthia S. Wiseman 1 rubrics for L2 writing assessment for practical reasons; that is, it is more economical to assign contextualized performance of a task, which, in this case, was writing a composition.
Controlling for previous writing ability, the group that used the rubrics for self-assessment wrote better overall, and specifically in the areas of ideas, organization, voice, and word choice.
There were no differences between the groups in the areas of sentences and conventions, presumably areas of much previous drill for all young writers. Contextualized Instruction for Adult English Language Learners-Deborah Kennedy - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online.