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Monday, April 18, 2016
Educational Links 4/19/16
Why ditching textbooks would be to the detriment of learning
Assessing understanding might be the most complex task an educator or
academic institution is tasked with. Unfortunately, professional
development gives a lower level of attention to developing quality
assessments, training that is rarely commensurate with this complexity.
The challenge of assessment is no less than figuring out what a learner
knows, and where he or she needs to go next.