Improving Assessment in Higher Education

Improving Assessment in Higher Education

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All teaching institutions recognise the need to make continual improvements in the quality of teaching and learning. But how, in the resource-constrained environments of universities, can quality be improved without increasing resources to fund it? The governing body at the University of New South Wales gave its president and vice-chancellor three years to find a way to do just that in the area of student assessment. Improving Assessment in Higher Education offers a wealth of detail on this innovative project which aimed to improve the efficiency of student assessment while maintaining and improving its quality.Initially, the planned approach was to address assessment issues separately for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework in ... Many staff were surprised at the concentration of assessment on examinations, for example, in accounting andanbsp;...

Title:Improving Assessment in Higher Education
Author:Stephen Marshall, Richard Henry, Prem Ramburuth
Publisher:UNSW Press - 2013-12-01


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