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Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Research by Mary E. James

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Chapter 10 Assessment in Harmony with Our Understanding of Learning

James, M. (2012) ‘Chapter 12: Assessment in harmony with our understanding of learning: problems and possibilities’. In J. Gardner, (ed) Assessment and Learning. Second Edition (London: Sage): 187–205.

Discussion of classroom assessment practice and implications for teachers’ professional learning, draws attention to the close relationship between assessment and pedagogy. Indeed, the central argument is that effective assessment for learning is central and integral to teaching and learning. This raises some theoretical questions about the ways in which assessment, on the one hand, and learning, on the other, are conceptualized and how they articulate. This chapter considers ...

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