Formative Assessments in E-Learning
MAY 27, 2015
Unless there is a mechanism to test, the effectiveness of the learning program cannot be guaranteed, nor can the course be improvised. Broadly speaking, there are two main kinds of assessments – formative and summative. The goal of formative assessment is to inform the student about his performanceon a continuous basis, whereas the goal of summative assessment is to summarize performance at the end of a course.Both are explained in a comparative table below: Formative assessment.