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Assessment of Learning By Wynne Harlen, OBE

Assessment of Learning

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Takes a critical look at how students' achievements are assessed for a range of purposes, from reporting progress to selection and qualification. This work considers the relationship between what is taught, and how, and what and how learning outcomes are assessed.
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Assessment of Learning by Wynne Harlen, OBE

This book takes a critical look at how students' achievements are assessed for a range of purposes, from reporting progress to selection and qualification. It considers the relationship between what is taught, and how, and what and how learning outcomes are assessed. The impact of using assessment results for setting targets and evaluation of provision for learning is also discussed.

The pros and cons of using tests and examinations and alternatives based on the judgments of teachers are considered in terms of four key criteria: validity, reliability, impact and required resources. Evidence from research and examples of current practice in different countries within and outside the UK support the case for making more and better use of teachers' judgments in assessment of learning. In this way assessment of learning (summative assessment) can be compatible with assessment for learning (formative assessment).

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About Wynne Harlen, OBE


Professor Wynne Harlen is one of the key international figures in primary science. She was most recently head of the Scottish Council for Research in Education and is now retired.

Table of Contents


PART ONE: ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING IN CONTEXT 1. Meanings, processes and properties of assessment 2. Assessment and the curriculum 3. Views of 'users' of assessment 4. Evaluating assessment methods PART TWO: USING TEACHERS' JUDGEMENTS FOR ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING IN PRACTICE 5. Using teacher's judgements 6. Summative assessment by teachers in action: examples in England 7. Summative assessment by teachers in action: examples in other countries PART THREE: CHANGING ASSESSMENT PRACTICE AND POLICY 8. Teachers' assessment for and of learning 9. Summative assessment within the assessment system

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GOR010717785
Assessment of Learning by Wynne Harlen, OBE
Wynne Harlen, OBE
Used - Very Good
Hardback
SAGE Publications Inc
2007-10-02
176
1412935180
9781412935180
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