Queensland University of Technology (2001). Definitions of summative assessment types Summative assessment examples listed under 5 headings: written discourses, oral discourses, performance/exhibition/demonstration, design, and negotiated.
assessment based on fixed, pre-determined criteria, associated standards and weightings
a task or activity that is marked on a pass/fail basis and is required to pass the unit but does not contribute to the final grade. Hurdle tasks normally require the mastery of professional skills or the attainment of required attributes.
moderation (of assessment):
a quality review and assurance process which supports assessment design and marking activities. It involves confirmation that the assessment tasks and marking are valid, equitable and reliable.
assessment of learning, the evaluation at the end of a program, unit or topic
validity (of assessment):
an assessment is valid if it measures what it is supposed to measure ( Atherton, 2011 ).