Assessing Student Learning in Higher Education
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Assessing Student Learning in Higher Education by George A. Brown
Book DescriptionThere is no doubt about the importance of assessment: it defines what students regard as important, how they spend their time and how they come to see themselves - it is a necessary part of helping them to learn. This text provides background research on different aspects of assessment. Its purpose is to help lecturers to refresh their approach to the assessment of student learning. It explores the nature of conventional assessment such as essays and projects, and also considers less widely used approaches such as self- and peer-assessment. There are also chapters devoted to the use of IT, the role of external examiners and the introduction of different forms of assessment. With guidelines, suggestions, examples of practice and activities, this book will become a springboard for action, discussion and even more active learning.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415162265
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Assessing Student Learning in Higher Education, Paperback (May 1997)
Assessment defines what students regard as important, how they spend their time and how they come to see themselves - it is a necessary part of helping them to learn. This text provides background research on different aspects of assessment.
Effective Teaching in Higher Education, Paperback (March 1988)» View all books by George A. Brown
Assists academic staff to develop their effectiveness as teachers and improve their students' learning by giving practical guidelines and suggestions for teaching and a series of activities.
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