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Mathematics education today is undergoing through a major change in order to face the challenges brought by the new demand of living and working in the twenty-first century. The success of these changes hinges very much on the process of assessment in mathematics education. What gets assessed and how assessment is conducted will send a loud and clear signal to students, teachers and the public in general of what is valued in mathematics education today. Mathematics educators around the world today believe that alternative forms of assessment should be used to enable them to reflect on the actual learning that takes place in the classroom. To these educators, there should be a shift in the paradigm in assessment in mathematics education from assessment of learning to assessment for learning. This book intends to enter the discourse on assessment by raising several issues and other changes involving assessment in mathematics education. It brings together ideas and research finding on various aspects of assessment to raise readers' awareness of the issues surrounding in mathematics learning, the various alternative assessment methods that have been introduced in various parts of the world, as well as the use of technology in assessment. The chapters in this book will encompass both the theoretical and practical aspects of mathematics assessment. The book will not only be beneficial to mathematics education researchers planning to conduct research on mathematics assessment but also mathematics teachers and student teachers intending to reform their assessment practice in mathematics classroom.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Education (Asia), 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M9833850383