Assessment theory and practice forms an integral part of the knowledge and understanding required to achieve QTLS. This book is a practical guide and comprehensive introduction to this broad and complex subject area. The text includes chapters on the different types of assessment, feedback, recording, evaluation and inclusive practice and covers e-assessment. Interactive activities are included throughout to help trainees reflect on and develop their own views. This third edition includes coverage of new units of assessment for workplace assessors (TAQA).
Dr Jonathan Tummons is Lecturer in Education at Durham University and leads Durham's MSc in Educational Assessment. With a background in further and adult education, he has researched and published widely on a range of issues relating to learning, teaching and assessment.
Introduction Thinking about assessment Diagnostic assessment, AP(E)L and ipsative assessment Formative and summative assessment Validity and reliability Assessment methods Feedback Recording and tracking assessment information Evaluation Equality or opportunity and inclusive practice ILT and e-assessment Appendix Index