Edited Book

Assessment and Learning



(2012) Assessment and Learning, 2nd ed. London: SAGE. http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book235374?siteId=sage-uk&prodTypes=any&q=Assessment+and+Learning+&fs=1

Assessment and Learning places learning at the centre of our concerns and explicitly underscores the importance of assessment in that learning. This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of assessment that is used to support learning, practice-based theory on assessment for learning, and formative assessment to support individual development and motivate learners. With a strong list of existing and new contributors, this second edition has been updated to include the latest work on assessment. Readers will find research-informed insights from a wide variety of international contexts. It features: - New chapters on e-assessment, the learner's perspective on assessment and learning and the influence of assessment on how we value learning - Teacher-friendly assessment topics - Practical examples and chapter summaries throughout This book is useful to teacher educators and researchers on postgraduate courses in education, teaching, learning and assessment.

A 9-page review of the first edition (2006) concluded that it was an: "…inspiring book for everyone concerned with the field of assessment and provides a comprehensible overview of the contemporary developments in the field of educational assessment …" (Nasser-Abu Alhija, F. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 32 (4), 2006, 401-409)

Publication date31/12/2012
Publisher URLhttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/…d+Learning+&fs=1
Place of publicationLondon

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Professor John Gardner
Professor John Gardner

Professor, Education