The Role of Assessment in a Learning Culture

  title={The Role of Assessment in a Learning Culture},
  author={L. Shepard},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  pages={14 - 4}
  • L. Shepard
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Educational Researcher
of assessments used to give grades or to satisfy the accountability demands of an external authority, but rather the kind of assessment that can be used as a part of instruction to support and enhance learning. On this topic, I am especially interested in engaging the very large number of educational researchers who participate, in one way or another, in teacher education. The transformation of assessment practices cannot be accomplished in separate tests and measurement courses, but rather… Expand

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