CBE3005 Rasmussen Objectivity and Subjectivity in Observation

Competency

Justify appropriate methods for documenting children’s learning for a variety of purposes.

Instructions

For this assignment, you will write a research and reflection paper which explains the function and significance of both objectivity and subjectivity in assessment practices.

  1. Research the subjects of objectivity and subjectivity in observation and assessment practices. You must collect at least three (3) credible resources for this assignment.
  2. Discuss the function and significance of each concept using the following questions as a guide:
    1. How does using the objective perspective provide accuracy in the assessment process?
    2. How does using the subjective perspective provide accuracy and relevancy in the assessment process?
    3. How does an objective approach present indicators of effectiveness throughout the early learning setting?
    4. How can a subjective approach assist the educator/caregiver in planning a comprehensive curriculum?
  3. Include your personal reflections throughout, connecting your thoughts to your research.

Your paper should be 3-4 pages in length, written in APA format, and reflect proper spelling and grammar. It should also include a References page containing at least three (3) credible references (either from the articles/readings in the Module or from your own research on the topic).

All information sources and in-text citations must be done in APA format. Rasmussen College Library and Learning Services has developed a guide to assist

 

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