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Time: approximately two hours (plus teaching time)

This module is designed to help teachers make effective use of opportunities for students to improve their understanding by taking the role of assessors. There are different ways in which students may contribute to formative assessment such as peer assessment, self-assessment or collaborative work. In this module several of the roles that students may take will be explored as well as the formative assessment processes involved in the roles.

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Formative assessment in Science and
Mathematics Education (FaSMEd)
The Research Centre for Learning and Teaching
Newcastle University