Affordance 4: Recursive Feedback

A new generation of assessment systems: Including continuous machine-mediated human assessment from multiple perspectives (peers, self, teacher, parents, invited experts etc.), and machine feedback (selected and supply response assessments, natural language processing). Student work can also be assessed through data mining techniques, analyzable either as individual progress, or comparisons across cohorts. Student are also offered just-in-time feedback, or assessment that is for learning (formative assessment) and not just of learning (summative assessment).

Why Feedback Matters

Summative Assessment vs. Formative Assessment

Crowdsourcing Prospective or Constitutive Assessment

Socratic Dialogue Finds a Home in the 21st Century

What are We Assessing Now?