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Assessment: Examples from english language development

Examples from the cognitive domain: English language development

Cognitive Process

Sample Learning Outcome - Students will be able to…

Sample Assessment

Sample Instructional Activities/Learning Experiences

Evaluate, apply

Present information and ideas orally using effective language in formal situations.

Student groups deliver presentations (including visuals) on topic of their choice.


- Instructor shares assessment criteria (rubric) with students and provides ongoing feedback

- Instructor and students review key terms, elements, and stages of formal presentations

- Instructor and students co-create peer feedback task

- Students work individually and in pairs to prepare presentations, including visuals

- Students work in small groups to practice presenting information on topic of their choice

- Students peer-assess presentations