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ERIC Number: EJ985933
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1461-3808
Assessment Rocks? The Assessment of Group Composing for Qualification
Thorpe, Vicki
Music Education Research, v14 n4 p417-429 2012
Ensembles such as rock and pop bands are places of exciting creativity and intense, enjoyable music making for young people. A recent review of New Zealand's secondary school qualification, the National Certificates of Educational Achievement (NCEA), has resulted in a new composition assessment of individuals' achievement in groups. An analysis of literature suggests that assessing the achievement of individuals in groups is complex and potentially problematic for novices. This is supported by the findings of an investigation into teacher and student experiences of the new NCEA assessment. In particular, the assessment of an individual's contribution to a collaborative compositional process was found to present significant challenges to pedagogical and assessment practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand