Subjective Assessments

Subjective Assessment: These usually require students to write an essay or multiple paragraphs in response to one or more questions.

Strengths:Subjective Assessments allow students to demonstrate what they understand beyond the memorized facts.They often require students to apply, analyze, synthesize, or evlauate.There are typically many correct answers to a subjective assessment.

Weaknesses:Summative assessments are more time consuming to take and grade. It may take the teacher a longer period of time to provide feedback.

Role of Technology:Subjective assessments may be manually created, taken, and graded on a computer.