Formative assessment : getting the focus right

@inproceedings{Wiliam2010FormativeA,
  title={Formative assessment : getting the focus right},
  author={Dylan Wiliam},
  year={2010}
}
Writing in 1967, Michael Scriven suggested two roles that evaluation might play. On the one hand, “ it may have a role in the on-going improvement of the curriculum” (Scriven, 1967 p.41) while in another role, “ the evaluation process may serve to enable administrators to decide whether the entire finished curriculum, refined by use of the evaluation process in its first role, represents a sufficiently significant advance on the available alternatives to justify the expense of adoption by a… CONTINUE READING

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