Assessment for Learning: Meeting the Challenge of by Dany Laveault,Linda Allal

By Dany Laveault,Linda Allal

This booklet offers new views on review for studying (AfL), at the demanding situations encountered in its implementation, and at the different methods of assembly those demanding situations. It brings jointly contributions from authors operating in quite a lot of academic contexts: Australia, Canada, England, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, Israel, Philippines, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.S.. It displays the problems, recommendations, and demanding reflections which are rising in an increasing foreign community of researchers, specialist improvement companies, and coverage makers, all of whom paintings heavily with lecture room academics and college leaders to enhance the review of pupil learning. 

The proposal of overview for studying, at the beginning formulated in 1999 through the evaluate Reform workforce within the uk, has encouraged new methods of conceiving and training lecture room review in schooling platforms around the globe. This publication examines evaluate for studying in a huge viewpoint including diversified techniques to formative review (some emphasizing instructor intervention, others scholar involvement in assessment), in addition to a few kinds of summative overview designed to help pupil studying. the point of interest is on overview in K-12 study rooms and at the carrying on with expert studying of academics and faculty leaders operating with those classrooms. 

Readers of this quantity will come across good documented bills of AfL implementation throughout a wide spectrum of stipulations in numerous nations and thereby gather larger realizing of the demanding situations that emerge within the transition from idea and coverage to school room perform. they'll additionally find a wealth of rules for enforcing review for studying in a good and sustainable manner. The chapters are grouped in 3 elements: (1) evaluation coverage Enactment in schooling structures; (2) specialist improvement and Collaborative studying approximately review; (3) review tradition and the Co-Regulation of studying. An creation to every half presents an outline and offers the feedback and suggestions formulated within the chapters. 

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