This free course, Assessment in secondary geography, will identify and explore some of the key issues around assessing geography in secondary schools. Through coming to understand these issues and debates, you will reflect on and develop your assessment practice as a geography teacher and develop a greater awareness of the implications of assessment practice on pedagogy and what is considered to be of value in geography education.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
articulate what it means to make progress in geography
outline a framework for assessing progress in geography
outline the differences between formative and summative assessment
explain some of the challenges related to assessment in geography
set out any personal views in relation to effective assessment of geographical learning.