Creating workload within limits | hannahruthtyreman

Assessment has its roots in Latin, namely ‘assessus ‘ meaning ‘a sitting by’, where the past participle means ‘to sit beside.’

This has implications for how we view assessment, but what are they? Perhaps that assessment should sit beside learning? Perhaps that we should sit beside a student during assessment and listen to them; providing more immediate feedback? Perhaps that students should sit beside us in the assessment process? Whatever the interpretation you wish to make, it certainly doesn’t mean anything ‘done to.’

Assidere,  Agency, Trust and Principles are to be the focus of…

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