Researching quality and equity in assessment for improved learner outcomes

Klenowski, Valentina (2012) Researching quality and equity in assessment for improved learner outcomes. In Hodis, Mimi & Kaiser, Susan (Eds.) Proceedings of the Symposium on Assessment and Learner Outcomes, Victoria University, Rutherford House, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 296-306.

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Abstract

Quality and equity issues as they relate to assessment practices and policy are becoming increasingly important as Australia introduces a national curriculum and achievement standards. In a context of high-stakes accountability, concerns regarding equity and quality have important implications for teachers‘ practice for the improvement of learner outcomes. This article is based on three research projects that were conducted over the past four years and were funded by the Australian Federal Government. The research focus, emergent questions, the educational contexts, and the rationale for the studies are discussed prior to the presentation of the analysis of the research findings and the implications for teachers‘ practice and policy reform.

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ID Code: 55581
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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ISBN: 9780475123985
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Please consult the author
Deposited On: 14 Dec 2012 02:27
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:22

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