Record:   Prev Next
作者 Bloxham, Susan
書名 Developing Effective Assessment in Higher Education : A Practical Guide
出版項 Buckingham : McGraw-Hill Education, 2007
©2007
國際標準書號 9780335234844 (electronic bk.)
9780335221073
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (272 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Front cover -- Half title -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- PART 1 INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- The primacy of assesment -- Assesment pressures and influences -- Policy -- Research evidence -- Why another assesment book? -- Situated practice -- Audience -- Plan of the book -- How to use this book -- A note about terminology -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 The evidence base for assesment practice in higher education -- The relationship between assesment and learning -- The relationship between feedback and learning -- The validity of assesment tasks -- Constructive assignment -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 The conflicting purposes of assessment -- Validity -- Reliability -- Effectiveness -- Comparability and consistency -- Equity -- Practicability -- Transparency -- Attribution -- Conclusion and possible ways forward -- PART 2 DEALING WITH ASSESSMENT -- Chapter 4 Teaching a module: maximising the potential of assessment -- Assessment basics -- Assessment and learning -- Writing assessment tasks -- Writing examination papers -- Designing and setting up group assignments -- Writing assessment criteria and standards -- Peer and self-assessment -- Designing tasks to reduce plagiarism -- When problems crop up -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 Preparing students for assessment -- Introduction -- What is involved in becoming academically literate? -- A framework for preparing students for assessment: integrating guidance and feedback -- Giving explicit information to students -- Telling what cannot be told: tacit information transfer -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 Marking -- Introduction -- Marking and marking practices -- Assessment criteria, grade descriptors and marking schemes -- Other approaches to improving accuracy of marking -- Managing your marking -- Issues in marking -- Peer marking
Marking group assignments -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7 Providing effective feedback -- Introduction -- Timely feedback -- Written feedback -- Formative feedback -- Engaging students with feedback -- Evaluating the student perspective -- Conclusion -- Chapter 8 Moderation: towards greater consistency in marking -- Setting the context -- Moderation -- Internal moderation -- External moderation -- Conclusion -- Chapter 9 Managing assessment in different roles -- Introduction -- Promoting equity -- Tutor level -- Module leader level -- Programme leader level -- Head of department level -- Chairs of assessment boards -- Institutional leadership -- A note on data protection -- Conclusion -- Chapter 10 Supporting widening participation through assessment -- Introduction -- Widening participation, retention and achievement -- Using assessment to support retention and achievement -- Equal opportunities in assessment practice -- Assessing disabled students and those with specific learning difficulties -- Assessment and promoting race equality -- Conclusion -- PART 3 DEVELOPING ASSESSMENT -- Chapter 11 Planning a programme assessment strategy -- The importance of a programme approach -- Validation -- Six steps to an effective programme approach -- Conclusion: an iterative process -- Chapter 12 Planning the assessment for a module -- Introduction -- Reference points -- Deciding on the assessment plan -- Module descriptor template -- Building in flexibility -- Conclusion -- Chapter 13 Diversifying assessment methods -- Introduction -- Why diversify? -- Caution -- Assessment methods -- Sources of information -- Conclusion -- Chapter 14 Computer-aided assessment -- Introduction -- Benefits of computer-aided assessment -- Challenges of computer-aided assessment -- Online testing -- Assessing online discussion -- Group peer assessment software
Supporting diverse learners -- Cheating and plagiarism detection -- Sources of further information -- Conclusion -- Chapter 15 Professional development and assessment -- Introduction -- Workplace learning -- Areas for review -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- References -- Index -- Back cover
Gives practical guidance on managing and improving assessment within higher education. This work tackles various stages in the assessment cycle including assessment design, preparing students for assessment, marking, providing feedback and quality assurance. It also includes an introduction to the research literature on assessment
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Bloxham, Susan Developing Effective Assessment in Higher Education : A Practical Guide Buckingham : McGraw-Hill Education,c2007 9780335221073
主題 Educational tests and measurements -- Great Britain.;Students -- Rating of -- Great Britain.;Examinations -- Great Britain -- Design and construction.;Education, Higher -- Great Britain -- Evaluation
Electronic books
Alt Author Boyd, Peter F
Record:   Prev Next