An introduction to assessment
An Introduction to Assessment is for all who work in education, including those on, Education Studies programmes, those in Initial Teacher Training and practising teachers keen to update their knowledge. This book covers historical and sociological perspectives and the impact of educational assessment internationally the advent of assessment as a policy tool; teacher appraisal and institutional self-evaluation; assessment for learning; and radical new ideas concerning how assessment could develop in light of the advert of novel information techologies. Written in an accessible and engaging style, An Introduction to Assessment is for all those who are seeking a non-technical overview, yet one that is delivered by a leading academic in the field and offers a fresh look at educational assessment today.
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