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summative assessment

A formal cumulative evaluation of a specialist trainee in the UK, which takes place at the end of a specified training period and determines whether the trainee has reached a standard of competency to proceed to the next level of training or can be awarded a CCT. Other sources of information may contribute to this decision (i.e. it may be modular).
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To organize the critique of the Summative Evaluation (HRSDC, 2004), we have conducted a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis.
Distinguish between formative and summative evaluations.
Data obtained from both formative and summative evaluations provide valuable information about whether students are moving toward successful completion of their doctoral programs and whether program goals and objectives are being met.
Instead they do a variety of activities that provide formative feedback at several steps throughout the semester plus their summative evaluation (the grade) at the end.
Bring together program staff, instructors, and partners to study the data from the formative and summative evaluation activities, discuss what is working and what is not, diagnose the causes of the barriers that prevent participants from succeeding and progressing to the next level, and decide on ways to modify the program to promote participant advancement.
The two levels of summative evaluation in the HPT model as well as the first two levels of the confirmative evaluation model correspond to the first four levels of Kirkpatrick's model for evaluating instructional interventions (Kirkpatrick 1998).
of a summative evaluation for instructional improvement.
Summative evaluation emphasizes that the unit of study has been completed.
This article examines one aspect of the summative evaluation scene within teacher education--the evaluation of student teachers.
These implications were (a) improved communication among school counselors, (b) improved formative evaluation of career development interventions, (c) improved summative evaluation of career development interventions, and (d) improved research of career development interventions.
In addition to discussing school-university supervisory partnerships, the text also offers suggestions for working with struggling teachers and provides info on observation and feedback, formative assessment, summative evaluation, and professional growth and development.
To put this in the form of two questions you could ask yourself: Are you utilizing data to conduct formative and summative evaluation in an ongoing, continuous way?