Beyond Examinations and Assessment: Pathways to Productivity

  • Rebekka Mai EckerdalEmail author
Part of the Cultural Psychology of Education book series (CPED, volume 7)


In this chapter, a critical analysis of the role of examinations in knowledge creation is given. Based on the materials of Danish universities where oral examinations are practiced, the limits of this form of assessment are outlined. A new system of knowledge testing—the “100 plus” system—is offered that would make examinations productive in the üromotion of creative solutions in the knowledge domains under consideration.


Examinations Full knowledge Creativity “100 plus” Denmark 


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  1. 1.Viborg Kommune, Børn & Unge, Familie og rådgivningViborgDenmark

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