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this is the current version of the los angeles county auditor-controller direct assessment submission procedure manual. this manual has been created for use by taxing agencies that submit their direct assessments to the los angeles county auditor-controller for processing.
Direct assessment and the feds take on competency-based
federal definition: a direct assessment program is an instructional program that, in lieu of credit hours or clock hours as a measure of student learning, utilizes direct assessment of student learning, or recognizes the direct assessment of student learning by others.the assessment must be consistent with the accreditation of the institution or program utilizing the results of the assessment.
Direct Versus Indirect Assessment of Student Learning
it is important to understand the distinction between direct and indirect evidence of student learning. direct evidence of student learning is tangible, visible, and measureable and tends to be more compelling evidence of exactly what students have and have not learned. this is because you can directly look at students’ work or performances to determine what they’ve learned.
Indirect Assessments (Part 2) Resources: Step 2 of 5 Steps
the student assisted interview is based on an article by kern et al. (1994) and is designed to elicit information from the student about his/her perceptions regarding school work, teacher / family support, what activities are difficult, when they have the most struggles, what they really like about school, etc. . so, there are certainly many more checklists and interviews out there.