Learning-oriented assessment : conceptual bases and practical implications

  title={Learning-oriented assessment : conceptual bases and practical implications},
  author={David Carless},
This paper focuses on the potential of the learning aspects of assessment. The term ‘learning-oriented assessment’ is introduced and three elements of it are elaborated: assessment tasks as learning tasks; student involvement in assessment as peeror self-evaluators; and feedback as feedforward. I also indicate how learningoriented assessment was promoted at the institutional level through a reflective analysis of a major funded project. Implications for practice are discussed through a focus on… CONTINUE READING
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