Developing Portfolios for Learning and Assessment

Developing Portfolios for Learning and Assessment

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The portfolio is a collection of work recording an individual's achievements over an extended period of time. They can be used at all stages of education and professional development and in a variety of ways, to show mastery of subject knowledge, for example, or to help the students develop reflective practice, assess their own progress, and ultimately find employment. Val Klenowski provides educators, headteachers, teachers, pre-service teachers and students with an informative and practical guide on how to use portfolios for assessment and learning. She discusses and analyses the impact of portfolios on assessment, curriculum and pedagogy and integrates learning and assessment theories with practice, drawing on her extensive experiences in Hong Kong, Australia and in particular the US, where portfolios are growing in popularity.At Higher Grade, the reflective essay is an essay reflecting on personal experience, but at CSYS the reflective essay is not so strictly ... In choosing a topic and in preparing for reflective writing, candidates are told that they should consider carefully: a#39; the extent to which they ... reader aesthetic satisfaction, the hallmark of the reflective essay and, indeed, the hallmark of all forms of effective creative writing.

Title:Developing Portfolios for Learning and Assessment
Author:Val Klenowski
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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