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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or produced by summation
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Additive; operating or acting by means of addition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to a summation or produced by summation
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This is not to say that I feel I've "mastered" the use of assessment of learning (what we call summative assessment in Canada) or assessment for learning (formative assessment).
PBS does more of this postproduction "summative" research than other networks.
(1975/1976) calls the "summative" conception of group belief.
Once both groups had presented their information, the introduction to the Vrba-Brand story could be read as well as the concluding/summative portion.
We explore new technologies, consider social factors on motivation and learning, investigate how to create syllabi that invites and incites the student to learn, experiment with how to create active learning experiences that allow for disciplinary practice, how to use formative assessment of learning, rather than summative.
This policy takes into account a recommendation from the 2005 summative evaluation of the Publications Assistance Program that noted that there were significant administrative costs to manage extremely small amounts of funding for extremely small periodicals. (my bolding)
This quote is more accurately summative of our argument, I think, in which I said that you were damn near objectively wrong about the value of Hardy's poem and produced several facts to back that argument up:
Such an overall effect implicates at least four overlapping areas, each of which is explained: (a) summative, (b) formative, (c) working conditions, and (d) incentives.
It needs to be viewed with the proper lens of formative and summative assessments, just like when we evaluate our students.
With a huge trail of evidence it won't be necessary to place so much weight on year-end summative assessments.