Relationship Between Purpose, Types and Elements of Instruction and Assessment


  • Kibaara Tarsilla



Purpose, Types, Elements, Instruction and Assessment.


Instruction and assessment are commonly used terms in teaching and learning processes. The meaning of these critical concepts in education  have been studied and documented by various scholars overtime. Curriculum is  a continuous reconstruction, moving from the learner’s present experience out  into that represented by the organized bodies of truth that disciplines.   Curriculum  is also all the learning experiences planned and directed by the school to attain its education goals ,aims and objectives. All scholars point to the  fact that curriculum consists of all that the school or  college may select and consciously organize for the purpose of developing the personality of learners and for making behavior change in them. A curriculum purpose is achieved through instruction. Instruction is defined as a process of   facilitating a learner to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values through organized schedules. The purpose of instruction is evaluated through assessment.  Assessment refers to a process by which information is obtained relative to some known objectives or goals. Assessments is a abroad term that includes testing. Assessments measure progress at the end of a programme. Assessment determine the extent to which a programme goal/goals have been achieved. The definitions of these educational terminologies denote a strong relationship instruction and assessment. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the relationship among these concepts with a view of enabling an  effective alignment in teaching and learning process.  The major relationship between instruction and assessment lie in purpose, types and elements.




How to Cite

Tarsilla, K. (2022). Relationship Between Purpose, Types and Elements of Instruction and Assessment. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 9(5), 301–307.