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Teaching and Assessment

TEACHING APPROACHES

A wide variety of instructional methods can be used in language teaching based on the nature of the subject. Some of the recommended instructional methods are lecture, didactic questioning, explicit teaching, demonstration, drill and practice, inquiry, problem solving, case studies, concept formulation, simulation, focused imaging, role play, model, game, debate, discussion, brainstorming, reflection, peer learning, research project, work assignment, and field trip.

ASSESSMENT SYSTEM

The following assessment system is typically used at the university. However, this can be adjusted accordingly to correspond to the instructional methods and the learning outcomes of the individual subject. The assessment system is clearly specified in each syllabus.

1.    Attendance and participation        10%

2.    Homework/Assignments                35%

3.    Midterm examination                    15%

4.    Final examination                           40%

       Total                                               100%

ASSESSMENT METHODS

 There are many different types of assessment methods, and whatever assessment methods to be used, they must be clearly aligned with the learning outcomes and teaching and learning activities of the subject. Some types of assessment methods, which are generally appropriate for the teaching and learning of this program include true or false questions, matching items questions, multiple choice questions, gap filling questions, short answer questions, essay questions, oral exams, student portfolios, performance, written report, fieldwork/practicum, projects, presentations, case studies, posters, and journals/blogs.