Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

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Peter Knight
Psychology Press, 1995 - Education - 189 pages
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Combining a range of case studies with theoretical research, this volume analyzes current developments and best practice. The contributors discuss innovative approaches in assessment, peer assessment, the NCVQ model, the positive side of assessment, staff training for assessment, and much more.
 

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Contents

Notes on contributors
7
Preface
11
Introduction
13
1 What Should We be Assessing?
25
Contradictory or Complementary?
35
A Process for Faculty
49
4 What has Assessment Done for Us and to Us?
61
5 Using and Experiencing Assessment
75
8 Embedding Alternative Approaches in Assessment
111
Who Can Help and How?
125
Students as Teachers
137
11 Learning Contracts Related Assessment Issues
147
12 Improving Feedback To and From Students
157
13 The NCVQ Model of Assessment at Higher Levels
167
References
181
Index
187

6 Making Assessment a Positive Experience
87
A Case Study
95

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About the author (1995)

Dr. Peter T. Knight has worked. in the Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University, UK, since 1990. He was previously the Head of the Department of History at St. Martin's College of Higher Education, Lancaster, UK.

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