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Individual assessment

Assessment of present performance of individuals against their prior performance, with a view to determine if any improvements have been made. This practice requires longitudinal data. This is also known as an ipsative assessment.

Évaluation individuelle

Évaluation des résultats d’une personne à un instant donné par rapport à ses résultats passés, en vue de déterminer si des progrès ont été réalisés. Cette pratique nécessite des données longitudinales.

Evaluación individual

Evaluación basada en la comparación del desempeño actual de una persona con su desempeño anterior con el fin de determinar si ha habido progreso. Esta práctica requiere el uso de datos longitudinales. También se conoce como evaluación ipsativa.