ASSESSMENT – SUMMATIVE AND FORMATIVE – SOME THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS

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Maddalena Taras School of Education and Lifelong Learning University of Sunderland Sunderland SR1 3SD E-mail: maddalena.taras@sunderland.ac.uk

Abstract

ABSTRACT: This paper wishes to clarify the definitions of the central terms relating to assessment. It argues that all assessment begins with summative assessment (which is a judgement) and that formative assessment is in fact summative assessment plus feedback which is used by the learner.

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