Principles and Practices of Assessment (4th ed.)

A guide for assessors in the FE and skills sector

Ann Gravells,

Principles and Practices of Assessment: A guide for assessors in the FE and skills sector
 
 
This is a core text for anyone training to be (or working as) an assessor in the further education and skills sector.  Whether you are a new or an experienced assessor, this book will guide you through the relevant principles and practices to enable you to become an assessor; improve your job role; and/or work towards a relevant assessment qualification.

The book takes you through all the information you need to know, opening up the topic for learning in a really accessible way. Interactive activities are included throughout, and real examples of assessment in practice are included. The book also includes examples of completed assessment documents. It is a comprehensive text, covering:

• principles of assessment
• planning for assessment
• types and methods of assessment
• assessment practice
• giving feedback
• recording progress and achievement
• quality assurance
• evaluation

The updated 4th edition includes new content on:
  • the assessor coach role
  • end-point assessment
  • the role of technology in assessment and quality assurance
  • online assessment
  • theories, principles and models of reflection and evaluation


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