Graduation Performance System (GPS)

General Information on the Measure
Purpose of the measure

The Graduation Performance System (GPS) is a multidisciplinary, portfolio-based system that includes assessment components, professional development and curricular resources. It is designed to help teachers integrate global knowledge and skills into their instruction.

Main constructs measured

Cognitive competencies; Intrapersonal competencies

Applicable grade levels K-12
Publication year for the most recent version

2014

Year originally developed

2011

Related measures
Measure Administration
Respondent Student
Method of administration Paper/Pencil
Number of items

Varies by subject area

Item format

Students develop portfolios, and educators evaluate students' work using scoring rubrics that contain four levels from emerging to advanced.

Administration time

Curricular modules take two to six weeks to complete.

Available languages

English

Fee for use Fee charged by developer
Credentials required for administration

Faculty training is part of GPS.

Scoring
Overall score reporting

No overall scores are reported.

Subscore reporting

Each module contains a set of subject-specific performance outcomes. Students receive formative and summative feedback related to these performance outcomes.

Scoring procedures

The GPS is self-scored.

Interpretive information

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Evidence of Technical Quality
Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Reliability evidence

No information is available in the references reviewed.

Validity evidence
Evidence based on content
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on response processes
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on internal structure
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Evidence based on relations with other variables
No information is available in the references reviewed.
Locating the Measure
Obtaining a copy of the measure asiasociety.org
References

Blazevski, J. Asia Society’s International Studies School Network Graduation Performance System 2011-2013, Hypothesis LLC, 2014.

Notes

Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.