Assessment in Action.- Implementing Criterion-Referenced Assessment.- Reinforcing Formative and Summative Assessment.- Aligning Assessment with Learning and Teaching.- Rethinking Teacher Professional Development.- Embedded Strategies and their Impact.- Teaching with Group Work, Peer and Self Assessment.- Designing Multiple Assessment Methods.- Reviewing Outcome-based Assessment and Implementation issues.- Approaches in Practice.- Examining Assessment in the Workplace.- Making Use of Technology in Assessment.- Exploring Implementation Issues and their Implications.
Assessment is the daily life of a teacher; designing plans, setting questions, giving feedback and grading are all activities that teachers undertake on a regular basis. This book provides a practical guide on the effective use of assessment. It includes the use of assessment tools and pedagogical design that help students deepen their learning. Major issues on assessment and some excellent examples are presented as a useful resource to university teachers in enhancing teaching and students' learning. The book will also be found useful by teachers when implementing various assessment methods. School administrators and teaching development professionals will find the book helpful when making decisions related to learning and teaching issues in their institutions.