3.0 Demonstrate Assessment Literacy

3.0 – Demonstrate Assessment Literacy

3.1 – Distinguish between the following in PLAR practices: the purposes and outcomes of initial, formative, and summative PLAR assessments.
3.2 – Communicate the benefits and limitations of competency- and/or outcomes-based assessment frameworks.
3.3 – Apply an array of PLAR assessment methods and/or instruments, including portfolios, e-portfolios, surveys, demonstrations, interviews, and tests appropriate for specific trades, professions, sectors, or contexts.
3.4 – Apply regulatory frameworks from an array of regulatory bodies that clients need to negotiate to gain employment or recognition in their target fields.
3.5 – Apply relevant trade or sector-specific competency guidelines or standards.
3.6 – Use a range of different evaluation techniques such as rubrics, scales, checklists, tests to ensure quality assurance standards are met.
3.7 – Apply key validity safeguards including internal validity and external validity.
3.8 – Align clients’ demonstrated skills with indicators that derive from standards or competency frameworks for different client sectors and needs.
3.9 – Evaluate Essential Skills, life skills, and general skills on a range of levels.
3.10 – Interpret a range of language and literacy assessment framework and results.
3.11 – Distinguish language, culture, content, skills in assessing performance.
3.12 – Evaluate varieties of evidence from informal, non-formal, and formal contexts with reference to specific examples.