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Assessment - putting the pieces of learning together

Methods of assessment overview

This overview of assessment methods is likely to be useful to those new to learning and teaching practice and assessment design, and goes through the differences betweeen formative and summative education, and some examples suitable for each. Formative (Low-Stakes) Assessments Formative assessment techniques monitor student learning during the learning process. The feedback gathered is used […]

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Formative assessment and feedback

Formative assessment can support meaningful learning by providing opportunities for students to: make sense of criteria; practice assessment skills/knowledge or entire assignments; receive and generate feedback on progression towards specific summative assessment tasks; engage with content and/or develop skills needed to achieve learning outcomes; receive and generate feedback on general learning progression; create and experiment […]

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