Full course description
Formative assessment provides instructors information on what, how much and how well students are learning. Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are simple tools you can use to conduct formative assessments in the classroom. Learn how to get started utilizing basic CATs through this introductory module. First in a three-module series.
At the conclusion of this online activity, learners will be able to:1) Identify the importance of formative assessment.
2) Describe Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) and their use in teaching and assessment.
Texas A&M University College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
DESIGNATIONTexas A&M University College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PRESENTER DISCLOSUREAll speakers/presenters for this educational event have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
PLANNERS DISCLOSURESNone of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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