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An-other look at assessment
New Zealand Journal of Teacher’s Work (2011)
  • Kerry Earl, University of Waikato
  • David L Giles, Flinders University

This article seeks to review understandings of educational assessment through the phrases teachers use (assessment of learning, assessment for learning and assessment as learning) and propose a reconsideration of what teachers might have taken for granted in these phrases and assessment practice. We suggest that, along with assessment knowledge and skills, teachers need a way of ‘being in’ assessment. We will share some experiential stories to illustrate our understanding of ‘assessment in learning’ and ask the reader to consider for them selves what this might mean for their own teaching practice.

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Kerry Earl and David L Giles. "An-other look at assessment" New Zealand Journal of Teacher’s Work Vol. 8 Iss. 1 (2011)
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