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Broadfoot, Patricia – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2017
The focal paper by Baird et al. in this special issue argues that there are few issues more important in education than the relationship between assessment and learning. On the one hand, learning is the ultimate goal of all educational interventions; on the other, assessment has become a leviathan that constrains and shapes virtually all of that…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Learning Theories, Test Theory, Learning
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Broadfoot, Patricia; Black, Paul – Assessment in Education Principles Policy and Practice, 2004
The completion of the first ten years of this journal is an occasion for review and reflection. The main issues that have been addressed over the ten years are summarized in four main sections: Purposes, International Trends, Quality Concerns and Assessment for Learning. Each of these illustrates the underlying significance of the themes of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Student Evaluation, Educational Trends, Evaluation Methods
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Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Claxton, Guy – Assessment in Education Principles Policy and Practice, 2004
This paper reports the initial results of a study that was designed to develop and test an instrument that could identify the elements of an individual's capacity for lifelong learning. We anticipated that the components of this capacity would include a complex mix of dispositions, lived experiences, social relations, values, attitudes and beliefs…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Lifelong Learning, Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis