Assessment and Reflection in Civic Learning: A Reminder of the Need for Critical Feedback in Social Studies Classroom
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Department of Lifelong and Continuing Education, University of Lagos.
The main purpose of the paper was to examine the need for assessing student learning through critical feedback and reflection in social studies. The paper examined the concept of assessing learning, informal assessment system such as questioning and other learning, monitoring seat and classwork, written reflections, checks for understanding, opinion polls, monitoring homework and in class activity. The paper went on advance the need for critical view and opinion on students work and the significance of feedback in learning. It also examined the tools of assessment, the guiding questions for creating assessments, and the challenges of monitoring and assessment. It concluded by advising curriculum planners and implementers to be guided by these goals, so that each element involved in the process — the the ways the content is represented and explicated to students, basic content is expalined, the questions asked, the activities and assignments, the types of student-student and teacher-student and discourse that occur, and the methods used to assess progress and grade performance — will be included as a means that is needed to move students toward attainment of the major goals.
Assessment, Reflection, Civic Learning, Critical Feedback , Assessment , Reflection , Civic learning , Critical feedback , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Adebayo, A., Olatunde, F., and Obaje, F. (2017). Assessment and Reflection in Civic Learning: A Reminder of the Need for Critical Feedback in Social Studies Classroom. Journal of Educational thought (JET), Vol.6(1)