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Assessment in Hong Kong

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on the assessment practices in Hong Kong. It gives an overview of the historical assessment system in Hong Kong. In recent years, there has been a call from the Hong Kong SAR ... More


Assessment Practices That Promote Learning

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter presents thirty-nine separate assessment techniques, selected following a series of reviews of the sixty-four techniques submitted for consideration. Each technique is set out in a ... More


Caterpillar to Butterfly

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter attempts an objective appraisal of what DPEP accomplished and what it did not, describes the transformation of DPEP into Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), and outlines the common features and ... More


A Conceptual Framework for Learning-oriented Assessment

David Carless, Joughin Gordon, and Ngar-Fun Liu

in How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098237
eISBN:
9789882207035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098237.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter presents a conceptual framework for assessment. It summarizes some of the key concepts associated with assessment in the service of learning and develops the theoretical bases for the ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


Departmental Program Approaches for Educating Psychologically Literate Citizens

Jane S. Halonen, Dana S. Dunn, Suzanne Baker, and Maureen A. McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a comprehensive model for assessing levels of psychological literacy. Psychological literacy can be conceptualized as a multi-layered developmental model that is dependent upon ... More


In Order to Learn: How the sequence of topics influences learning

Frank E. Ritter, Josef Nerb, Erno Lehtinen, and Timothy O'Shea (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178845
eISBN:
9780199893751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178845.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Order affects the results you get: different orders of presenting material can lead to qualitatively and quantitatively different learning outcomes. These differences occur in both natural and ... More


Introduction: The Need to Encourage All Parents to Use School Education

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides an introduction to the issue, a summary of the core argument of the book and a short description of the organization of the chapters. It starts with a summary of how demand ... More


Learner autonomy, self-assessment and language tests: Towards a new assessment culture

David Little

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues for the establishment of an assessment culture that recognises the development of learner autonomy as a primary goal in second language learning and teaching, and in which the ... More


Learning

Paul S. Goodman

in Organizational Learning Contracts: New and Traditional Colleges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199738656
eISBN:
9780199895069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738656.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores differences in learning between students with strong versus weak OLCs. The chapter examines their learning experiences as well as some of the consequences of these experiences. ... More


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