Elements of Authentic learning:
Alignment among task, assessment and policy
The effect of setting an authentic and engaging task can be destroyed by inappropriate assessment. You can use the elements of the task to also guide the creation of authentic assessment. But institutional policies must sometimes also be negotiated.
Video: 4:59 minutes
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