Does continuous assessment in higher education support student learning ?

  title={Does continuous assessment in higher education support student learning ?},
  author={Rosario Insa Hernandez},
A distinction is often made in the literature about ‘‘assessment of learning’’ and ‘‘assessment for learning’’ attributing a formative function to the latter while the former takes a summative function. While there may be disagreements among researchers and educators about such categorical distinctions there is consensus that both types of assessment are often used concurrently in higher education institutions. A question that often arises when formative and summative assessment practices are… CONTINUE READING
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