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Title: Assessment, grade level and learning
Authors: Chang, Agnes Shook Cheong
Keywords: Assessment
Learning Strategies
Grade Level
Issue Date: 1992
Citation: Singapore Journal of Education, 12(2), 35-47
Abstract: Researchers have identified assessment as a very crucial influence on the learning strategies adopted by students. The present study carried out on Secondary 2, Secondary 4, and Junior College 2/Pre-University 3 students shows that the Singapore students did not favour the Surface Approach in their learning of English and Mathematics. The nature of the discipline and the cognitive demands of the examinations carried considerable importance for students in their choice of learning strategies. Despite the heavy emphasis on excelling in examinations, students did not rely solely on surface and achieving strategies to attain their goals.
ISSN: 0129-4776
Appears in Collections:Journal Articles - Singapore Journal of Education

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