The fourth volume in this series deals with one of the ubiquitous higher and further education subjects. With a practice-based approach, the text avoids being overly academic and instead uses a case study format to detail a wide range of approaches to assessment.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Information Technology: One Answer to Assessment in Large Classes; Chapter 1 Taking the Byte Out of Computer-Based Testing, T Dary Erwin, Adina Bailey; Chapter 2 It to the Rescue, Peter Grebenik, Chris Rust; Chapter 3 Gain without pain?, Peter Schwartz; Chapter 4 What to do About John?, Sally Brown; Reflective Assessment: Journals, Logbooks, Portfolios, Peer Assessment; Chapter 5 Assessing Reflection or Supporting Learning?, Lorraine Stefani; Chapter 6 The Reflection Jigsaw, Helen Woodward; Chapter 7 Portfolios from cyberia, Carol Bowie, Gordon Joughin, Peter Taylor, Brad Young, Craig Zimitat; Chapter 8 Portfolio assessment? yes, but…, David Baume, Mantz Yorke; Chapter 9 ‘Unpacking’ peer assessment, Nancy Falchikov; Institution-Wide Assessment: The US Perspective; Chapter 10 Wading through glue, Barbara D Wright; Chapter 11 Barking at straw dogma, Trudy W Banta, Sharon J Hamilton; Chapter 12 Towards a culture of Assessment, Kenneth W BorlandJr; Assessment Methods for Special Purposes; Chapter 13 But they looked great on paper, Gill Young, Di Marks-Maran; Chapter 14 Making the grade, Louise F Deretchin; Chapter 15 Read, think and be merry for in two weeks your assignment is DUE, Keith Sullivan; Addressing the Needs of Individual Students in Assessment; Chapter 16 Ah!… so that’s ‘quality’, D Royce Sadler; Chapter 17 Let’s get the assessment to drive the learning, Kay Sambell, Sue Miller, Susan Hodgson; Chapter 18 Refusing to learn or learning to refuse?, Tim Riordan; Hands-on Assessment: Everyday Problems in Assessment Practice; Chapter 19 Why did they get more than i did?, Chris Davies; Chapter 20 Between a rock and a hard place, Phil Race; Chapter 21 Standards + distance = trouble?, Keith Miller, Liz McDowell; Chapter 22 Organized chaos, Melissa de Zwart; conclusion Conclusion;
Peter Schwartz, Graham Webb