Improving Assessment through Student Involvement: Practical Solutions for Aiding Learning in Higher and Further Education, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Improving Assessment through Student Involvement

Practical Solutions for Aiding Learning in Higher and Further Education, 1st Edition

By Nancy Falchikov

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304 pages

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Description

The assessment of students an activity central to the role of any professional in further and higher education, and is an area that is the subject of constant innovation and debate.

This book provides a scholarly account of the many facets of assessment, with a particular focus on student involvement. Peer and self-assessment are powerful assessment tools to add to the existing tutor-based methods of assessment and feedback, and this book is a comprehensive guide to the the methods and issues involved.

Practical and accessible in style, yet grounded in research and rich in evidence-based material, Improving Assessment Through Student Involvement will be valued by all FE or HE professionals wanting to enhance both the effectiveness and quality of their assessment methods.

About the Author

Dr Nancy Falchikov is a Research Fellow in the Department of Higher and Community Education , University of Edinburgh. She is also tutor on the post-graduate certificate in Learning and Teaching at Napier University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU002000
EDUCATION / Adult & Continuing Education
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher