the appraisal of student progress by using materials and procedures directly from the curriculum taught. Cp. content-referenced assessment.
this approach ties the collection of assessment data directly to the curricular content to be taught. It provides a basis for ongoing measurement and detects student progress in a way that enables teachers to modify curriculum and instruction.
A type of informal assessment in which the procedures directly assess student performance in learning-targeted content in order to make decisions about how to better address a student's instructional needs.