Assessing Skills and Practice

Assessing Skills and Practice

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Assessing Skills and Practice

Assessing Skills and Practice outlines how to ensure fair, consistent and reliable assessment of practical activities. With a particular focus on formative feedback and its role in helping students to understand what is required of them, this guide is packed with advice, examples and case studies covering the key areas, including:

  • assessing across the arts, humanities and sciences – from labwork and clinical practice to dance
  • assessing oral work
  • using feedback
  • ensuring inclusive and fair assessment.

This volume is an ideal introduction for new or part-time lecturers and will also be valued by experienced teachers who are new to this area of assessment or who want to improve their current practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415394000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/08/2006
Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Assessing live and practical skills 2. Formative assessment as a means of fostering learning 3. Ensuring equivalence of experience for diverse students 4. Assessing presentations and other oral work 5. Assessing process 6. Using other stakeholders to assess student achievement 7. Fostering independent learning 8. Assessing practical skills in labs 9. Assessing the production of artefacts in the studio and the workshop 10. Assessing live performance

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