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Assessing learning

Author(s)

Andrade, Heidi -

Brooke, Georgia -

Huff, Kristen

Published by

Jobs for the Future, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Series

Students at the Center

Date

2012

Pages

25 p. + 4 p.

Language

English

Student-centered assessment is a vital underpinning to student-centered learning approaches. This paper examines five defining qualities of student-centered assessment and underscores the importance of student-centered assessment as part of a balanced system of formative, interim, and summative assessments that, taken together, provide useful detailed information to inform learning, instruction, decision making, and policy.