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Understanding Formative Assessment Insights from Learning Theory and Measurement Theory

@inproceedings{Trumbull2013UnderstandingFA,
  title={Understanding Formative Assessment Insights from Learning Theory and Measurement Theory},
  author={E. Trumbull and A. Lash},
  year={2013}
}
This paper explores formative assessment, a process intended to yield information about student learning—information that teachers can use to shape instruction to meet students’ needs and that students can use to better understand and advance their learning. This purpose—promoting learning by informing instruction—distinguishes it from other kinds of student assessment, such as diagnostic, which is used to identify students who have special learning needs, or sum- 
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