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Authentic Tasks

This site is part of the Authentic Assessment Toolbox which is a MERLOT Classics winner. This section deals with Authentic Tasks, which according to the author are assignments "given to students designed to assess their ability to apply standard-driven knowledge and skills to real-world challenges." The author provides Characteristics of Authentic Tasks and Types of Authentic Tasks. Also provided at the site are Examples of Authentic Tasks and How to Select an Authentic Task.


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