Gardner, J. (Ed.). (2006). Assessment and learning. London: Sage Publications, Ltd.
This book provides an overview of how assessment is used to support learning in the classroom. The book is divided into four parts (practice, theory, formative and summative issues, and policy), and each section includes research-based articles on assessment and learning from a variety of international perspectives. Key topics include learning and assessment in the classroom, professional development, assessment and theories of learning, motivation for learning, formative and summative assessments, and reliability and validity of assessments. The authors also address policy issues in the UK and the U.S. regarding assessment for learning. All contributing authors are members of the internationally known Assessment Reform Group (ARG) and are experts in the field.
Data Quality Assurance, Formative Assessment, Policies, Professional Development, Professional Expertise