dynamic assessment

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dy·nam·ic as·sess·ment

(dī-nam'ik ă-ses'mĕnt)
1. A process used in intervention that tests a hypothesis generated within the evaluation process facilitating evaluation of intervention efficacy.
2. Assessing the interaction involving the person, the environment, and the activity to understand more about that person's approach to a given activity; allows for adjustments in the intervention plan.
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First, a determination was made as to whether processing "potential" via dynamic assessment is related to reading achievement.
Yet, using dynamic assessment tools in the research protocol, it was determined that some offenders were "criminals" and others were "addicts." Those determined criminal had an entrepreneurial nature by their involvement in the drug trade, whereas the addicts were offenders who compulsively consumed drugs and used crime as a means to obtain drugs.
Using the intact animal, normally a mouse, gives us a dynamic assessment of what genes are actually doing in a way no other experiment ...
Vygotsky's socio-cultural approach, that emphasizes the Zone of Proximal Development, and the Dynamic Assessment and the Mediated Learning developed by Feuerstein and complemented by Coll related with the Significative Learning are stressed.
CNT leaders also must understand how to devise a flexible negotiation strategy based on this dynamic assessment and effectively articulate this strategy to the incident commander and tactical team leader.
Additional faculty resources available today include course management tools such as statistical reports, templates, style sheets and dynamic assessment engines.
The future of vocational evaluation: Dynamic assessment strategies.
Research indicates that appropriate assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse students requires the use of dynamic assessment procedures, which yields information on the process of how students learn.
Dynamic assessment refers to methods and approaches that are data-based, and allow for the collection of information about the learner's zone of proximal development (zpd) through exploring the student's functioning while interacting with a more experienced collaborator.
Dynamic assessment, online calculations, and reasoning about user actions provide real-time comparisons between the student's and expert's actions.
Such a dynamic assessment, which generates samples of cognitive change, provides better insight into the student's cognitive potential than unaided performance registered by the static test.
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