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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 ...

Peer and Self Assessment
Peer and self assessment

Peer assessment is a sophisticated skill that can take time to acquire and master and this is one of the reasons it is much heralded but little used in many educational contexts. Conducted in pairs or groups, peer assessment is an activity where learners adopt the role of critical friend and benefit from sharing ideas and insights. It involves the sharing and sometimes the negotiation of assessment criteria and can lead to a deeper understanding of and engagement with the assessment ...

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