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Introduction to Assessment

Video: Introduction to Assessment

Larry Ainsworth, author and professional education consultant, discusses the importance of ongoing assessment, including both formative and summative, to inform instruction, monitor student progress, and improve instructional practices.

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Last updated: April 27, 2022

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