There is a broad consensus that assessment is an important influence on learning. In higher education, Biggs’ idea of assessment ‘backwash’ has lead to concerns about negative effects of assessment on learning and learners. Assessment for learning is often proposed as the answer to the problem and there is good evidence of its positive effects. But assessment in higher education has certainly not been transformed – as yet. This presentation will explore some of the barriers to transformation and propose some ways in which we can use AfL approaches to make a difference.
|Publication status||Published - 9 Jun 2009|
|Event||8th Annual Learning, Teaching & Assessment Conference 2009 - University of Bradford, UK|
Duration: 9 Jun 2009 → …
|Conference||8th Annual Learning, Teaching & Assessment Conference 2009|
|Period||9/06/09 → …|