Scenario: As an instructor of the Basic skills class at Martin Luther King Community College, you have been asked to provide ideas of a variety of different assessments which could be used to evaluate student writing skills upon entering the school. These tools will be used to decide which students need developmental classes in writing and which can proceed to the regular college program. Discuss the variety of assessment options available, both traditional and non-traditional, and describe a possible testing instrument for each method that could be used in this process. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each.
Discussion of types of traditional methods of assessment Discussion of nontraditional methods of assessment Examples of each method Evaluation of each method (most importat) supporting sources