Central Asian Problems of Modern Science and Education


This article highlights specific features of assessing students' knowledge, abilities and skills. Unlike traditional method of teaching, alternative assessment is of ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF CENTRAL ASIAN PROBLEMS OF MODERN SCENCE AND EDUCATION. MARCH, 2019-I ISSN 2181-9750 368 high importance among language teachers and students, who prefer the utilization of modern approach. Alternative assessment is characterized by aspects such as being process oriented and having authentic character. Being continuous assessment, alternative method of evaluating students has the crucial role in terms of improving students' weaknesses and monitoring their progress

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