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  1. Excellence in University Assessment

    Learning from award-winning practice

    By David Carless

    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...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Life Story Research in Sport

    Understanding the Experiences of Elite and Professional Athletes through Narrative

    By Kitrina Douglas, David Carless

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reconceptualising Feedback in Higher Education

    Developing dialogue with students

    Edited by Stephen Merry, Margaret Price, David Carless, Maddalena Taras

    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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. From Testing to Productive Student Learning

    Implementing Formative Assessment in Confucian-Heritage Settings

    By David Carless

    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 3rd 2012 by Routledge

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