Performance vs. Proficiency

Performance vs. Proficiency

Published on 30 January 2021
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Performance  vs.  Proficiency
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What is the difference?   Why is it important? 
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How are Performance and Proficiency Different?
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Performance Tasks and Assessments
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Proficiency Tasks and Assessments
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Performance and Proficiency Work Together to Help Learners Reach their Proficiency Goals
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Performance is....
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Practice and assessment of language in a controlled environment - like a classroom. 
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Scored internally using proficiency descriptors or levels, against what the learner was taught.
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Integrated Performance Assessments assess the learners' competencies in a controlled situation. 
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Proficiency is...
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The ability to use language in a real-world situation.
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Demonstration of skills in unrehearsed and/or unfamiliar situations. 
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Rated and scored by external, certified raters against the proficiency descriptors. 
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How Performance and Proficiency Work Together to Help Learners Reach their Proficiency Goals
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Frequent performances accompanied by timely feedback build a foundation for proficiency.
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Performances and practice in the 4 skills in familiar and unfamiliar situations build proficiency.
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Relevant, meaningful and purposeful practice in all 4 skills builds proficiency. 
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Avant ADVANCE Supports Strong Practices that Build Proficiency!
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The Avant ADVANCE training teaches you to score using the proficiency descriptors with higher accuracy, so you can provide meaningful and effective feedback to your learners.