Formative assessment in higher education –: an example from astronomy

Anders Jönsson, Urban Eriksson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in book


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
ISBN (Print)9781138054349
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Didactics (50302)
  • Pedagogical Work (50304)
  • Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology (10305)


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