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Questions for Changing Views on Assessment

  1. What are the views of John Holt (written in 1969)?

  2. What do you think is the reasoning behind his views?

  3. In what ways do his views have relevance for coastal and marine studies today?

  4. What are the views of Murphy and Torrance and how do they differ from those of Holt?

  5. What is the reasoning behind Murphy and Torrance's views?

  6. What has happened in education systems in recent years which may have led to this change? Think about the impact of changing socio-economic fortunes on education. What implications does/will this have on your education system and, consequently, for coastal and marine studies?