Paul E. Newton, Clarifying the purposes of educational assessment, Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 14:2, 149-170

Paul E. Newton, Clarifying the purposes of educational assessment, Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, (2007) 14:2, 149-170.     An analysis of the difficulties associated with dividing assessment into summative and formative purposes. He represents concerns that the use of summative and formative for assessment might be a problem because of the lack of clear theoretical and philosophical clarity in…

Sims, R (2008) Rethinking (e)Learning

Sims, R (2008) Rethinking (e)Learning: a manifesto for connected generations, Distance Education, 29:2, 153 – 164.   In this article Sims contends that we should not stop using the e in eLearning. To stop using the e, he contends, would be to confirm the false assumption that all is settled in terms of pedagogy when it comes to…