Entry Skills Survey

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Entry Skills Survey

Assess Your KnowledgeThe entry-skills survey is a self-assessment, used for formative evaluation purposes only. The entry-skills survey is meant to establish a baseline for pre-existing and prerequisite knowledge of the content to be presented.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The goal of formative assessment is:
    • A. 

      Monitor student learning to provide ongoing feedback that can be used by instructors to improve their teaching and by students to improve their own learning.

    • B. 

      Evaluate student learning at the end of an instructional unit by comparing it against some standard or benchmark

    • C. 

      Determine what knowledge and skills the learner possesses before instruction begins

    • D. 

      Determine if the learner has mastered the content for the entire course

  • 2. 
    Formative assessment is generally:
    • A. 

      Low risk, with litter or no point value

    • B. 

      High risk, with high point value

    • C. 

      Given at the end of a unit of instruction

    • D. 

      Given before the instruction begins

  • 3. 
    When students are engaged in teacher-directed learning, they will most likely be:
    • A. 

      Taking notes

    • B. 

      Writing to learn, creating, planning, problem solving, discussing, debating,and asking questions

    • C. 

      Performing/presenting, inquiring, exploring, explaining, evaluating, and experimenting

    • D. 

      Interacting with other students, gesturing, and moving

  • 4. 
    When students are engaged in student-directed learning , they will most likely be:
    • A. 

      Asking questions (in a game, like 21 questions, or I Spy)

    • B. 

      Following request (participating, storytelling, Simon Says)

    • C. 

      Responding to questions (whole group, small group, four corners)

    • D. 

      Reading critically (with pen in hand)