1st Edition

Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

Edited By Knight, Peter Copyright 1995
    190 Pages
    by Routledge

    192 Pages
    by Routledge

    Combining a range of case studies with theoretical research, this volume analyzes current developments and best practice. The contributors discuss innovative approaches in assessment, peer assessment, the NCVQ model, the positive side of assessment, staff training for assessment, and much more.

    Part 1 Assessment and learning - principles, policy and pointers to practice: Current assessment issues in Higher Education; Assessment for learning; What has assessment done for us, or what has it done to us?; A tale of two parties - using and experiencing assessment; Making assessment a positive experience; Staff and educational development for assessment reform. Part 2 Assessment in action: Embedding innovative approaches in assessment; Learning contracts - related assessment issues; Improving feedback to and from students; Peer assessment and seminars; Problem-solving - a fusion of student learning and evaluation?; The NCVQ model of assessment at higher levels; The challenge of assessment-briefing and training for part-time tutors. Conclusion: ways ahead.


    Peter Knight