Learning gain: political expedient or meaningful measurement

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The political craving for simple measures of learning gain is neither pedagogically informed nor sufficiently nuanced. Alex Forsythe, Carol Evans, Camille Kandiko Howson and Corony Edwards argue that only by changing focus will the concept become useful


Original languageEnglish
JournalTimes Higher Education
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2018