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Key Concepts in Educational Assessment provides expert definitions and interpretations of common terms within the policy and practice of educational assessment. Concepts such as validity, assessment for learning, measurement, comparability and differentiation are discussed, and there is broad coverage of UK and international terminology. Drawing on the considerable expertise of the authors, the entries provide: - clear definitions; - accounts of the key issues; - authoritative and reliable information; - suggestions for further reading

Created to support students of education on undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and established education professionals including those who are members of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA), this book is an accessible guide for anyone engaged in educational assessment.

Tina Isaacs is Director of the MA in Educational Assessment at the Institute ...

Group Assessment
Group assessment

This entry covers the assessment of a group task or process as opposed to assessment by a group, which is dealt with under peer assessment, although it is possible for assessment purpose and design to bring these together. Issues of concern in the design and administration of group assessment relate to its purposes and must include validity, reliability and fairness.

There is a variety of group assessment design types. One requires that a group ...

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