Learning from award-winning practice
Assessment in higher education is an area of intense current interest, not least due to its central role in student learning processes. Excellence in University Assessment is a pioneering text which contributes to the theory and practice of assessment through detailed discussion and analysis of...
Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge
Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative
What is life really like for the elite athlete? How does the experience of being a professional sports person differ from the popular perceptions of fans, journalists or academics? Why might elite sports people experience mental health difficulties away from the public gaze? In the first...
Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge
Developing dialogue with students
Feedback is a crucial element of teaching, learning and assessment. There is, however, substantial evidence that staff and students are dissatisfied with it, and there is growing impetus for change. Student Surveys have indicated that feedback is one of the most problematic aspects of the student...
Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge
Implementing Formative Assessment in Confucian-Heritage Settings
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Research evidence indicates that formative assessment is one of the most effective ways of enhancing student learning. It is, however, difficult to implement successfully, principally because what is tested through summative assessment has such a powerful influence on teacher and student actions....
Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge