Assessment and Learning

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John Gardner
SAGE, 2006 - Education - 230 pages
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The only book of its kind to provide a comprehensive overview of assessment used to support learning, Assessment and Learning makes this area accessible and understandable for a wise range of users. This unique text is a major source of practice-based theory on assessment for learning, a formative assessment to support individual development and motivate learners. Key areas covered in the book include the practice of learning for assessment in the classroom, developing motivation for learning, professional learning and assessment for learning, and assessment and theories of learning.

 

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Contents

Assessment for Learning in the Classroom
9
Professional Learning as a Condition for Assessment for Learning
27
Assessment Teaching and Theories of Learning
47
The Role of Assessment in Developing Motivation for Learning
61
Developing a Theory of Formative Assessment
81
On the Relationship between Assessment for Formative
103
The Reliability of Assessments
119
The Validity of Formative Assessment
133
Constructing Assessment for Learning in the UK Policy Environment
149
Why No Profile in US Policy?
169
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