Definition of summative in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsəmətiv/


See summation

‘The new system of continuous and comprehensive evaluation is nothing but the formative and summative evaluation system which was envisioned in the National Education Policy of 1986.’
  • ‘Evaluation in this context clearly cannot be a summative, but involves the immersion of the student in a process of collaboration.’
  • ‘This exposition, necessarily summative and schematic, should not be implied as reflecting a desire for theoretical closure.’
  • ‘With extensive summative and formative research, we work to ensure that the lessons are age-appropriate.’
  • ‘It stands in contrast to summative assessment, which generally takes place after a period of instruction and requires making a judgment about the learning that has occurred.’