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Assessment and Learning places learning at the centre of our concerns and explicitly underscores the importance of assessment in that learning. This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of assessment that is used to support learning, practice-based theory on assessment for learning, and formative assessment to support individual development and motivate learners. With a strong list of existing and new contributors, this second edition has been updated to include the latest work on assessment. Readers will find research-informed insights from a wide variety of international contexts. It features: " New chapters on e-assessment, the learner's perspective on assessment and learning and the influence of assessment on how we value learning " Teacher-friendly assessment topics " Practical examples and chapter summaries throughout This book is useful to teacher educators and researchers on postgraduate courses in education, teaching, learning and assessment.
Table of Contents
|Purposes and Practice|
|Assessment for Learning in the Classroom|
|Professional Learning as a Condition for Assessment for Learning|
|From Teachers to Schools: Scaling Up Professional Development for Formative Assessment|
|Alternative Perspectives on Learning Outcomes: Challenges for Assessment|
|On the Relationship between Assessment for Formative and Summative Purposes|
|Quality Assessment Practice|
|Assessment and Learning: the Learner's Perspective|
|Instrumentalism and Achievement: a Socio-Cultural Understanding of Tensions in Vocational Education|
|Policy and Practice in Assessment for Learning: the Experience of Selected Oecd Countries|
|The Role of Assessment in Developing Motivation for Learning|
|Assessment in Harmony with Our Understanding of Learning: Problems and Possibilities|
|Developing a Theory of Formative Assessment|
|Validity and Reliability|
|Validity in Formative Assessment|
|The Reliability of Assessments|
|Validity, Purpose and the Recycling of Results from Educational Assessments|
|Assessment for Learning: a Compelling Conceptualization|
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