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Performance-Based Assessment
Performance-based assessment

Educational assessment criteria related to judging complex and authentic performance-based assessment were proposed in the USA and defined as a set of standards (AERA, APA and NCME, 1999) linked to the following definition: ‘Performance assessments: product- and behaviour-based measurements based on settings designed to emulate real-life contexts or conditions in which specific knowledge or skills are actually applied’ (p. 179).

Gipps (2012: 10) stresses that an important feature of performance-based assessment is that by ‘aiming to model the real learning activities that we wish pupils to engage with, for example written communication skills and problem-solving activities … assessment does not distort instruction’.

Performance assessment is an ...

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