Improving Assessment Through Student Involvement
Practical Solutions for Aiding Learning in Higher and Further Education
By (author) Nancy Falchikov
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Improving Assessment Through Student Involvement by Nancy Falchikov
Book DescriptionThe 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415308205
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nancy Falchikov
Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education, Paperback (February 2007)
There is substantial evidence that assessment, rather than teaching, has the major influence on students' learning. It directs attention to what is important and acts as an incentive for study. This book draws on assessment in higher education, examining it from the point of view of what assessment does and can do.
Improving Assessment Through Student Involvement, Paperback (November 2004)
Provides a scholarly account of the many facets of assessment, with a particular focus on student involvement. Peer and self assessment are powerful tools to add to the existing tutor-based methods of assessment and feedback.
Learning Together, Paperback (September 2001)» View all books by Nancy Falchikov
This book provides an introduction to the methods and practice of peer tutoring focusing on how to set up schemes and how to cope with common problems.
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Author Biography - Nancy Falchikov
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.
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