A contribution to the history of assessment: how a conversation simulator redeems Socratic method

@article{Nelson2014ACT,
  title={A contribution to the history of assessment: how a conversation simulator redeems Socratic method},
  author={Robert Hugh Nelson and Phillip Dawson},
  journal={Assessment \& Evaluation in Higher Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={195 - 204}
}
  • R. Nelson, P. Dawson
  • Published 17 February 2014
  • Education
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
Assessment in education is a recent phenomenon. Although there were counterparts in former epochs, the term assessment only began to be spoken about in education after the Second World War; and, since that time, views, strategies and concerns over assessment have proliferated according to an uncomfortable dynamic. We fear that, increasingly, education is assessment-led rather than learning-led and ‘counter to what is desired’ in an ugly judgemental spirit whose moral underpinnings deserve… 
The Effect of Socratics Questioning Method in Improving Students’ Speaking Skill and Critical Thinking in English as a Foreign Language Learning
  • W. Kusmaryani
  • Education
    Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
  • 2022
The purpose of this paper is to look at how the Socratic questioning method can be used in EFL teaching and learning. This paper not only describes the method's beliefs and practices, but also
Competition, education and assessment: connecting history with recent scholarship
In this article, we investigate competition in education, asking if it is good or bad, and especially if it is old and necessary or new and questionable. Using philological methods, we trace the
A Mixed Methods Study on Evaluations of Virginia's STEM-Focused Governor's Schools
Significant emphasis is currently placed on STEM education as a vehicle to encourage American youth to enter science, technology, engineering, and math-related professions. Gifted students are a
Expanding the Menu: Re-imagining Film School for an Evolving Landscape
This research will examine two rapidly evolving industries: motion picture and tertiary education, and will explore methods for broadening specialist film skills training to include the development
COMPARATIVE BOOK APPRAISAL FOR ACADEMIC UTILIZATION
Critical evaluation of teaching-learning materials is a fundamental component of the educative process in schools. The need to evaluate information contained in school books is beyond question.
Statistical Demonstration of Superiority of High-Frequency Short-Tests in Assessment When Teaching Statistics to Enhance Higher Student Pass Rates
TLDR
This paper demonstrates with Statistics, a difficult subject to pass at Higher Education Institution (HEI) level, that when these tests are administered at high frequencies and in large numbers, students are boosted to perform better, seemingly because there is no chance to pause learning.
Lifelong learning for nurses in the workplace
TLDR
It seems clear that the pursuit of lifelong learning requires participation and commitment on different levels through this investigation, and the perceived barriers or gaps, such as, the lack of; time, funding, employer`s support, and work overload are to be addressed.
Digital Competencies and Soft Skills for Final Qualification Assessment: Case Study of Students of Foreign Languages Programs in India
The global pandemic and subsequent quarantine measures and restrictions have posed an array of challenges to the structure and procedure of the university summative assessment process. Qualification
SCORING IN THE ESSAY TESTS QUESTIONS: METHODS, CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES
Background & Aims: The related studies has shown that students learning is under the direct influence of assessment and evaluation methods. Many researchers believe that essay tests can assess the
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
Assessment, learning and judgement in higher education
Preface. 1. Introduction: Refocusing assessment G. JOUGHIN. 2. Assessment, learning and judgment in higher education: A critical review G. JOUGHIN. 3. How can practice reshape assessment? D. BOUD. 4.
Assessment and learning: contradictory or complementary?
There is probably more bad practice and ignorance of significant issues in the area of assessment than in any other aspect of higher education. This would not be so bad if it were not for the fact
Assessment Might Dictate the Curriculum, but What Dictates Assessment?
Almost all tertiary educators make assessment choices, for example, when they create an assessment task, design a rubric, or write multiple-choice items. Educators potentially have access to a
Sustainable Assessment: Rethinking assessment for the learning society
Assessment practices in higher education institutions tend not to equip students well for the processes of effective learning in a learning society. The purposes of assessment should be extended to
Feedback enhances the positive effects and reduces the negative effects of multiple-choice testing
TLDR
Investigating whether feedback could be used to boost the positive effects and reduce the negative effects of multiple-choice testing found both immediate and delayed feedback increased the proportion of correct responses and reduced theportion of intrusions on a delayed cued recall test.
Trust, distrust and their impact on assessment reform
This paper puts forward the case that one of the factors constraining principled learning‐oriented assessment practices is lack of trust. It examines a number of assessment dimensions in which trust
The memorial consequences of multiple-choice testing
TLDR
Overall, taking a multiple-choice test boosts performance on later tests, as compared with nontested control conditions, and this benefit holds true for SAT II questions and for items designed to tap concepts at a higher level in Bloom’s (1956) taxonomy of educational objectives.
Learning To Teach In Higher Education
TLDR
The learning to teach in higher education is universally compatible with any devices to read, so you can get the most less latency time to download any of the authors' books like this one.
Learning to Teach in Higher Education
Part 1: Learning and Teaching in Higher Education 1.Introduction 2.Ways if Understanding Teaching 3.What Students Learn 4.Approaches to Learning 5.Learning form the Student's Perspective 6.The Nature
Strength in numbers: do ERA rankings add up for universities?
The Excellence in Research for Australia Initiative (ERA) is the federal government’s latest attempt to quantify the “excellence” (or otherwise) of Australian researchers. And just a few short weeks
...
...