SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.33 número3Rural teachers' views: What are gender-based challenges facing Free Primary Education in Lesotho?Learners' and teachers' perceptions of principals' leadership in Soweto secondary schools: a social justice analysis índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • Em processo de indexaçãoCitado por Google
  • Em processo de indexaçãoSimilares em Google

Compartilhar


South African Journal of Education

versão On-line ISSN 2076-3433

Resumo

BAYAGA, Anass  e  WADESANGO, Newman. Assessment - enabling participation in academic discourse and the implications. S. Afr. j. educ. [online]. 2013, vol.33, n.3, pp. 00-00. ISSN 2076-3433.

The current study was an exploration of how to develop assessment resources and processes via in-depth interviews with 30 teachers. The focus was on how teachers use and apply different assessment situations. The methodology, which was a predominately qualitative approach and adopted case study design, sought to use a set of criteria based on constructs from literature reviews to evaluate assessments. Thus these characteristics guided the study which included: a brief description of assessment and moderation; assessment materials/resources; assessment objectives; assessment activities; assessment/re-evaluation; and alignment/consistency. The case (one site) and 30 respondents were selected purposively. The study revealed that assessors need to use different methods of assessment depending on the socio-cultural setting of learners' environment and resources, if applicable. We argue that teachers should note the socialisation within their domain as well as the culture of their domain and domain-specific ways of talking, acting, and seeing the world.

Palavras-chave : academic; assessment; consistency; continuous planned process moderation; evaluation; feedback; standards of assessment; surface learning and resources.

        · texto em Inglês     · Inglês ( pdf )