What verbs in assessment actually mean ...


Research …             
  • to effectively copy and paste from Wikipedia
  • using Google on more than one term
  • successfully using another search engine that is not an onomatopoeia (Bing!)

Investigate …             
  • stealing the content from your classmate
  • making a random guess in the hope that it ‘works’

Implement …             
  • avoid death through practical experience
  • surprise oneself that it actually works

Test …                        
  • apply a set of random interventions in the hope that it may be based on scientific principle
  • fudge the results to meet an expected outcome
Evaluate ...
  • write a load of waffle about something you want to fit your view of the world
Justify
  • like evaluate, but with some tenuous facts to back it up
Compare
  • wow thats big?
Present

  • bore them crapless with powerpoint

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