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ERIC Number: EJ1057142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: EISSN-1446-6120
Rethinking Unsupervised Summative Assessment
Eastwell, Peter
Science Education Review, v5 n1 p1-4 2006
Unsupervised summative assessment has become a feature of the educational landscape in various educational jurisdictions around the world, including the state of Queensland in Australia. However, I suggest it is an invalid and unnecessary practice that can impact negatively on the affect of students, call for a reconsideration of its use, and point to an improved way forward.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia