Analyzing Student Performance to Improve Teaching

By Minerva Santos.

Published by The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation

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Published online: July 7, 2016 $US5.00

This article shows how to obtain and analyze student performance data to improve teaching and learning. It demonstrates how to select and/or design assessments that align to specific course objectives, student learning outcomes, and general education competencies. The article provides specific examples of aligned assessments along with collected data and suggestions for feedback. Lastly, it gives a framework that can be used to maintain this information and discusses how this process strengthens teaching.

Keywords: Student Performance Data, Aligning Assessments, Learning Outcomes, English as a Second Language (ESL), Teaching Literature, Higher Education

The International Journal of Assessment and Evaluation, Volume 23, Issue 3, September 2016, pp.23-33. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: July 7, 2016 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 544.453KB)).

Dr. Minerva Santos

Associate Professor, Department of Language and Cognition, Hostos Community College, CUNY, Bronx, New York, USA