Authentic Assessment Resources

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The following links are resources for greater understanding of what authentic assessments are.

Authentic Intellectual Work in Social Studies: Putting Performance Before Pedagogy

Handbook from Modesto Junior College on the SLO Assessment Process

Videos on authentic assessment

Three main points about authentic assessment

  1. Assesses the application of knowledge
  2. Demonstrate the understanding of the essential assumptions of the discipline
  3. The understanding has implications beyond school,ie, real world applications