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Academic Resource Network for Engineering and ICT Australia

Assessing Learning in Australian Universities

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Report Publication Date: 2002
Primary Project Leader Richard James

Funding
Amount: $0.00 Body: Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)
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Summary
Enhancing assessment in higher education may involve assessing more strategically, providing assessment tasks that require the integration of knowledge, and expanding the use of assessment that provides early feedback in the undergraduate year. The Assessing Learning website provides downloadable resources for free reproduction and use by university staff and students, including: case studies of good practice from across the disciplines; advice on reviewing assessment policies; a model of best practice in formative assessment; a comparison of plagiarism detection software; advice for staff new to university teaching; advice for international students on assessment in Australian higher education. Practical Guides: 1. on-line assessment ? 34 strategies ? where to start? 2. assessing large classes ? 5 assessment challenges ? resources 3. minimising plagiarism ? 36 strategies ? advice on detection software 4. assessing group work ? common issues and concerns 5. assessing students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education ? advice for students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education Good practice directory Engineering: Mechanics, Calculus, Statistics, Linear Algebra Efficient continuous online assessment of large classes University of Western Australia ICT Information Systems Developing and assessing critical thinking skills University of South Australia
Outcome
The Assessing Learning website
Keywords
Assessment › Assessment Policy
Enabling › E-Assessment
Assessment › Feedback
Assessment Models › Formative
Assessment › Plagiarism
Student Level › Undergraduate
Disciplines
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Education Levels
  • Higher Education
  • Professional Development
Project Members
No project Members

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Contacts

Associate Deans & Educational Leaders in Engineering

Program Leaders in Engineering

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Contacts

Associate Deans Learning & Teaching in ICT

Program Leaders in ICT

Postal Address

Australian Computer Society
[ARNEIA]
P.O. Box Q534
QVB
Sydney 1230
NSW

Email

info@ARNEIA.edu.au