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By Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell

This e-book specializes in dilemmas inherent within the perform of overview within the modern context. New different types of overview are being brought in all sectors of schooling and coaching, and the tradition of evaluate is moving. The authors during this quantity talk about the perform of overview, reporting empirical learn on modes of evaluation inside a number of academic contexts, whereas additionally addressing conceptual and theoretical features of evaluation. even though such a lot courses on overview don't transcend one area or part of schooling and in basic terms think of evaluation in a single nationwide context, this quantity is cross-sectoral and foreign in scope. This groundbreaking e-book illustrates the conceptual and useful dilemmas of review and increases concerns which are proper and acceptable throughout a number of modes of evaluate and throughout numerous contexts the place overview happens.

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