Assessment for Learning
Why join the course?
Assessment for Learning (AfL) is a term that’s widely used in education, but applied in ways that are variable in their effectiveness.
- identify the main principles of Assessment for Learning
- assess some of the research literature about Assessment for Learning
- reflect on the role of intentional dialogue in supporting teaching in a formative way
- explain the key characteristics of a hinge-point question
- improve ability to create hinge-point questions through a peer review design and evaluation process.
What topics will you cover?
- The key principles of Assessment for Learning.
- Intentional dialogue.
- Hinge-point questions.
- Questioning as a source of evidence.
- Acting on the evidence.
- Evolving your practice teaching in a formative way.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…
- contribute to a crowd-sourced repository of hinge-point questions
- collaborate with peers, educators and mentors to try out activities and share thinking in order to help shift practice
- evaluate a range of practical ideas that can be used to elicit evidence from students
- collect and analyse evidence from students on changes implemented in the classroom in order to critically reflect on own practice in order to prioritise next
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes