Research into formative assessment
Formaive neutrality of this article is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. The major points to be included in thepaper are presented here, but the linking text is yet to be written. Contactthe author to receive the full paper when completed.Defining AssessmentAny process that provides information about the thinking,achievement or progress of studentsDefining ValidityMessick, 1989, p.13 (Validity)Validity is an integrated evaluative judgement of the degree towhich empirical evidence and theoretical rationales support the adequacy andappropriateness of inferences and actions based on research into formative assessment scores or other modes ofass.