Testing Times: The Uses and Abuses of Assessment

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Assessment dominates our lives but its good intentions often produce negative consequences. An example that is central to this book is how current forms of assessment encourage shallow 'for-the-test' learning. It is true to say that as the volume of assessment increases, confidence in what it represents is diminishing. This book seeks to reclaim assessment as a constructive activity which can encourage deeper learning. To do this the purpose, and fitness-for-purpose, of assessments have to be clear. Gordon Stobart ...

Testing Times: The Uses and Abuses of Assessment 2008, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415404754

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Testing Times: The Uses and Abuses of Assessment 2008, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415404747

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