Topic 2: Summative Assessments

Features:

  • Assessment of learning
  • Supportive in evaluating learners’ knowledge, skills and achievements at the end of the training based on established standards (Kiryakova, 2021)
  • Evaluation of a course’s performance and learners’ achievements
  • Creation of tests, grading marks, academic reports and qualifications
  • Measurement for the achievement of learners, educators and learning institutions
  • Usually designed to: support educators in making judgements regarding learners’ achievements, provide certifications and formal evidence of learners’ competencies (Amua-Sekyi, 2016)

Examples:

  • Computer-based tests
  • Audio-visual recordings
  • Simulations