FREE webinar on Assessment Basics for Adult Education

FREE webinar on Assessment Basics for Adult Education on Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:00-8:30 pm Eastern.

Diagnostic, Formative, and Summative Assessment:  When to Use Them and How

The facilitator will present the differences and appropriate uses of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessment, and use scenarios to explain how these three categories of assessment can and should be used together.  Participants will identify the assessment needs for their classroom or program, and receive materials to help them create a plan for incorporating or improving assessment practices.

Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.


Presenter:Marie Cora

Marie Therese Cora earned her BA in Spanish Linguistics (1986), and her M.Ed. in TESL (1989), from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Marie has worked in staff and program development since 1989, and primarily via technology since 2004.


Pre-webinar Reading:  

Please read A Primer: Diagnostic, Formative, & Summative Assessment by Richard Swearingen, Heritage University, 2002, at 


Participants are asked to register in advance for the webinar and test their systems. Registration link:  


For an introduction to WebEx, go to: