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How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

David Carless


How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action invites teachers in higher education to rethink the purposes of assessment and to revise their assessment practices in the interests of improved student learning. It combines practice, theory, research and extensive examples of assessment techniques to support academics in this vital part of their multi-faceted role. This book presents 39 innovative assessment practices from a range of disciplines and located in a clearly articulated theoretical framework. This framework is congruent with outcomes-based approaches, curren ... More

Keywords: assessment, learning, researching, higher-order thinking, evaluation, self-assessment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9789622098237
Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Carless, author