Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Steps towards Creative Practice

Paperback | May 30, 2015

byCharles Kivunja

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Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Steps towards Creative Practice takes the view that teaching, learning and assessment are not three separate aspects of an educative process but are inextricably interconnected dimensions of a holistic education. It proposes a new vision of curriculum andpedagogy, in which teacher education students from a range of backgrounds can become effective teachers by challenging their higher-order thinking and developing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Steps towards Creative Practice takes the view that teaching, learning and assessment are not three separate aspects of an educative process but are inextricably interconnected dimensions of a holistic education. It proposes a new vision of curriculum andpedagogy, in which teacher education students f...

Dr Charles Kivunja is a Senior Lecturer in Pedagogy and Educational Leadership in the School of Education at the University of New England, New South Wales .
Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 10.04 × 7.48 × 0.01 inPublished:May 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195596358

ISBN - 13:9780195596359

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Table of Contents

Part 1 : Becoming an Effective Teacher in the Digital Economy1. Models of Learning and Best Practice Pedagogy2. Creating an Effective Teaching, Learning and Assessment Environment3. The Key Purposes, Principles, Types and Strategies of AssessmentPart 2: Teaching in a Constructivist Classroom5. Direct Teacher Instruction in a Constructivist6. Whole-Class Explanation as an Effective Teaching Strategy7. Questioning as an Effective Teaching Strateg8. Assessment as an Effective Teaching Strategy in Direct Teacher InstructionPart 3: Teaching Strategies to Maximise Student Engagement9. Cooperative Learning in the Primary Classroom10. Rich Tasks and Deep Learning11. Using Authentic Assessment for Rich Tasks and Deep Learning12. Relationships Between Authentic Assessment and Quality Teaching Models13. Assessment Record Keeping and Reporting14. Assessment as the Feedback Loop in an Effective Integrated PedagogyPart 4: Active Learning and Critical Thinking in Inclusive Classrooms in the Digital Age15. The Use of Graphic Organisers to Enhance Critical Thinking16. Embedding ICT and Social Media Technologies in Curriculum17. How to Become the Teacher You Want to Be in the Digital World