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Introduction to Part A

The matter of student assessment is becoming an important topic for tertiary teachers. In these days of quality audits of teaching, course delivery and curricula, teachers and trainers want to know whether their assessment practices are appropriate and whether they are in keeping with those of their colleagues. Nowadays, researchers have placed student assessment at the peak of the learning pyramid as regards its importance in determining students’ approaches to learning, so teachers and trainers want to get it right.