Assessment methods and the knowledge pyramid

By Gordon Rugg

In an earlier article, we looked at how knowledge in the generic sense can be modelled as a triangle or pyramid, starting with data and information at the bottom, and then moving up to knowledge and wisdom.

It’s a neat, systematic model that’s widely used within computer science and IT.

The same model also provides a neat, systematic framework for choice of assessment methods.

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That’s the topic of this article.

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