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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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Assessment certifies individuals to move on from education to professional practice, but it is also highlights the commonalities and the discords between education and work. Falchikov and Boud question the extent to which current assessment practices connect with learning after graduation. As lifelong learning is becoming an aspect of work, there is a need for education to align assessment practice to the requirements for learning in the workplace. indd 30 4/24/2007 5:09:44 PM Connecting education and society through assessment 31 a new function for assessment; that is, assessment for lifelong learning, in addition to formative and summative assessment.
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