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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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The final, and in many ways the most important, steps involve using the findings from formative and summative evaluations to improve program operation and outcomes over time.
Using global students rating items for summative evaluation.
formative and summative evaluation on a continuous basis throughout all phases.
When simulation is used for the purposes of evaluating competence acquisition, it should be thought of not as a teaching process, but rather as a summative evaluation point.
This article is focused more on formative than summative evaluation.
The traditional governance model evaluates the superintendent in the middle of the school year and at a final summative evaluation.
The effectiveness of the program in meeting its objectives is reviewed by utilizing summative evaluation (outer circle).
The Edublog Final Questionnaire was designed to determine student use and perceived value of the edublog site since the midterm, as well as provide the researchers with a summative evaluation of the edublog at the end of the studio art class.
Summative evaluation emphasizes that the unit of study has been completed.
The results of a pretest/posttest skills comparison, teacher reaction survey, and participatory and achievement data provided information used in the summative evaluation of the program.
Perhaps customer satisfaction will provide the summative evaluation, but the formative process requires more.