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Assessment for Learning

Rita Berry

Abstract

Assessment is an important part of effective teaching and learning. It allows achievements to be recognized and helps both teachers and learners to reflect on and review their performance and progress. While assessment has long been an end-of-learning activity to measure what learners can do, the outcome-oriented approach does not always foster learning motivation effectively. A new perspective now encourages ongoing appraisal in the classroom to improve learning. This book reflects current thinking of assessment with a stated focus on assessment for learning (AfL). It informs teachers about t ... More

Keywords: Assessment for learning (AfL), Assessment, Learning, Teaching

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9789622099579
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rita Berry, author