Impact Sample Response – Secondary

Concerns & considerations:

  • Need to consider assessment in planning instruction
  • Could possibly deter students from wanting to enroll in classes or affect student retention
  • Using performance-based tasks might encourage classes to focus on speaking skills
  • Higher stakes might elevate the status of the program and incentivize students
  • Could put a lot of stress on instructors to make sure that students continue with the course
  • Worries about the future of less commonly taught languages in the department

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