Chapter 13 gives specific definition for
assessment and evaluation. As you read elsewhere, you will see different
definitions given. For example, the following article about
Formative Assessment pertains to what in process education is known
simply as assessment.
A tool for assessment or evaluation is the
rubric. Here is a brief statement about
assessment and rubrics. Check out the rest of this site to learn
more about other assessment techniques.
Primer on Assessment for more information about the use of
assessment in educational settings.