Assessment is the process of collecting data to determine teacher effect.  
  Different types of assessments may include- quizzes, visual cues, observations, exams, pre-tests, achievement tests, etc. It involves an evaluation process, based on data, to determine weaknesses, deficiencies, or gaps within the educational process. It is a force that drives the decision-making processes.  
  (Hanna & Dettmer, 2004)  
  The Difference Between Assessment and Evaluation  
  There are three basic types of Assessment  
  Formative          Summative          Diagnostic  
  Authentic Assessment  
  Hanna, G. S., & Dettmer, P. A. (2004). Assessment for effective teaching: Using context-adaptive planning. Boston, MA: Pearson A&B.