Formative assessment in higher education: an example from astronomy

Anders Jönsson, Urban Eriksson

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This chapter addresses the challenges and potential of implementing formative assessment in higher education with a specific focus on astronomy. We emphasize the use of formative assessment strategies as a coherent whole and a learning environment that encourages student autonomy and divergent thinking.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Formative Assessment in the Disciplines
EditorsH. L., R. E., G. J.
Place of PublicationLondon & New York, NY
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781138054349
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Didactics (50302)


  • astronomy
  • formative assessment
  • higher education


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