Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 October 2020

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190872762

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Beyond the Tyranny of Testing

Relational Evaluation in Education

Kenneth J. Gergen and Scherto R. Gill

  • Offers a compelling alternative to the measurement-assessment orientation to evaluation that undermines learning and well-being in schools today
  • Richly illustrated with school-based examples that inspire the possibility of a relational approach to evaluation of students, teachers, and whole schools
  • Unites evaluation practices to the dialogic turn in pedagogy and curriculum formation, thus paving the way to a vital transformation in education
  • Provides concrete, classroom-rooted practices that can stimulate discussions among school leaders and policy makers

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