Assessment, Learning and Employability

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2003 - Education - 245 pages
Clearly set out in three specific sections, this book argues that that existing grading practices cannot cope with the expectations laid upon them, while the potential of formative assessment for the support of learning is not fully realised, discusses how institutions need to respond in policy terms to the challenges that have been posed.
 

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Contents

Chapter 01 Higher Education and Employability
1
Chapter 02 Summative Assessment in Disarray
15
Unrealized Potential
32
Chapter 04 Key Themes in Thinking about Assessment
46
Chapter 05 Diversifying Assessment Methods
68
Chapter 06 Assessing for Employability
87
Chapter 07 Authenticity in Assessment
97
Chapter 08 Optimizing the Reliability of Assessment
108
Chapter 10 Progression
140
Chapter 11 Claimsmaking
159
Chapter 12 Assessment Systems in Academic Departments
173
Chapter 13 Developing the Institutional Assessment System
189
Chapter 14 Conclusions
208
References
218
Index
235
Back Cover
246

Chapter 09 Making Better Use of Formative Assessment
126

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