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An excellent book which I would recommend for learners undertaking an assessor or IQA course.
I found this book very useful to help new assessors on their course to acheiving their Award. It is very easy to read and with good explanations.
Interesting and informative text for educators in vocational training FET sector.
The book breaks down the topic into chapters that are accessible and reduces the need to read a whole book. The language is well gauged to its audience which makes it a recommended read to understand the subject.
This useful overview of assessment theory and strategies is a useful starting point following discussions on assessment.
As a trainee teacher this book is helping me to understand theories of assessment and how I can implement assessment in my teaching.
It is easy to read compared to some of the other books.
easy to follow. some good ideas. well set out.
As a new teacher this book is helping me to understand theories of assessment. It is easy to read compared to some of the other books I have been reading around assessment.
i found this book very useful, it is easy to read and straightforward explanations make skim reading it much easier. the content is useful but would recommend further research elsewhere if you need to research a topic in further detail.
Recommended for new assessors undertaking their TAQA courses. not too heavy and easy to dip in and out of
Clearly written and shows the different methods of assessment.
This book is helpful to all those who are studying towards a teaching qualification. Helps to train new teachers in the principals of assessment and learning, gives assistance on reflection methods and includes activities/case studies of real life experiences, to stimulate ideas and discussion in the classroom.
Well written and comprehensive with excellent assessment methods covered in full. A must have for anyone new to teaching in the lifelong learning sector where assessing learners in a pro-active and creative way will bring out the best
Well written easy to understand
useful, nothing changed massively since the previous edition
This book could be used to express the importance of correct and appropriate assessment in ITT and LLS. The book is easy to follow and gives several points of reference to allow the reader to follow and link to practice effectively.
This is recommended for students on the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement course. It is a clear and accessible book with useful references for further study. The book covers all the main concepts and issues that assessors need to understand and it also contains illustrative extracts from student learning journals that help to maintain reader interest. It would also be useful for a CTLLS or DTLLS qualification.
This updated version is as helpful as the original in enabling learners to gain a comprehensive understanding of issues around assessment in Lifelong Learning.
A concise and well-laid out book. Although aimed at teachers wanting to achieve QTLS it would be useful for those on teacher training and TAQA courses as well. For TAQA it provides a different approach to the standard texts giving additional information for learners.
A good text book that helps trainees develop a deeper understanding of assessment in the LLS