Policy and the Question of Assessment

Fautley, Martin (2017) Policy and the Question of Assessment. In: Policy and the Political Life of Music Education. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190246143

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Assessment in music education is a problematic and contested area. There are multiple uses and purposes of assessment, and a range of views and interests—vested and otherwise—concerning it. This chapter will consider the role that assessment, particularly formative assessment, has to play with regard to social justice purposes in music education, focusing particularly on the way that formative assessment can be utilized to resist the prevailing hegemony. It suggests ways in which assessment can be used to open the sphere of music education to democratization, and challenges some of the customs and practices in music education that have developed over the years.

Item Type: Book Section
25 May 2017Published
Subjects: CAH25 - design, and creative and performing arts > CAH25-02 - performing arts > CAH25-02-02 - music
CAH22 - education and teaching > CAH22-01 - education and teaching > CAH22-01-01 - education
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Education and Social Work
Depositing User: Anthony Anderson
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2019 09:33
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 15:55
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7014

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