Many of our multiple-choice test items are based on real-life scenarios and require higher-level thinking to reach a correct answer.
Although not truly performance-based tests, these items do attempt to measure the student’s ability to analyze information and reach appropriate conclusions. Since most of the skill set for success in business consists of cognitive skills, well-written objective exams can be particularly useful in evaluating learning and preparation for real-life work skills.
True performance-based assessments, in realistic settings, with real-life scenarios, are the gold standard for learning assessments. Unfortunately, they are challenging to design and to implement. That’s why we offer multiple tools to support local efforts to move assessment closer to real life:
For more information about our teaching rubrics, reach out to MBA Research today.