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Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback
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Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Carolin Kreber, Charles Anderson, Noel Entwhistle, and Jan McArthur

Abstract

Notwithstanding widely-held claims that assessment practices in higher education are relatively static, our understanding of the purposes of assessment and the nature of assessment practices has changed markedly over the past forty years. These changes are a response not only to recent developments in our conceptualisations of student learning but also to the demands a rapidly changing and increasingly complex world places on students. This book contains new perspectives on assessment and feedback provided by world renowned researchers on issues that are currently of great interest to both aca ... More

Keywords: innovations in assessment and feedback, higher education, assessment practices, quality of student learning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780748694549
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Carolin Kreber, author
University of Edinburgh

Charles Anderson, author
University of Edinburgh

Noel Entwhistle, author
University of Edinburgh

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Introduction

Noel Entwistle, Carolin Kreber, Charles Anderson and Jan McArthur

Part A Changing Perspectives On The Nature And Purposes Of Assessment

Part B Tudents‘ Perceptions Of Assessment And Feedback

4 Perceptions of Assessment and their Influences on Learning

Noel Entwistle and Evangelia Karagiannopoulou

5 Students’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Fairness in Assessment

Telle Hailikari, Liisa Postareff, Tarja Tuononen, Milla Räisänen and Sari Lindblom-Ylänne

Part C Reconceptualising Important Facets of Assessment

Part D Innovations in Assessment Practices