This tool includes assessments and templates developed for instructors who use Portfolio-Based language Assessment (PBLA) in LINC programs. Their primary purpose is to help instructors observe, assess, and record learner’s performance of specific tasks over a range of competencies. These assessments follow the standards of the Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 document and reflect the considerations of four specific areas:
These assessments can inform instructors’ benchmarking decisions, illustrate learners’ performance, and function as artefacts for the learners’ portfolios.
The Instructor Tools for Portfolio-Based language Assessment (PBLA) toolbox includes:
Tool 1: Assessment Templates
Tool 2: Instructor Administered Templates
Tool 3: Learner Reflections
Tool 4: Self-Assessments