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Redesigning Programme Assessment

April 25, 2017

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Informed by the findings of the Y1 Feedback Project (www.y1feedback.ie) this workshop focuses on assessment across a programme. After a brief consideration of the common problems with the assessment of programmes, it presents practical ways for programme leaders and academic staff to integrate and improve their practice, including the design of a programme approach to feedback.

Learning Outcome

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the problems with current practice
  2. Design programme-focused assessment
  3. Justify simple grading
  4. Incorporate ways of developing student assessment literacy
  5. Improve the effectiveness of assessment feedback by adopting a programme approach

Target Audience

Those involved in the design and implementation of programmes in higher education including academic managers and teaching staff.

Format: The workshop is interactive with activities including paired and group discussion.


April 25, 2017
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Nuala Harding


Athlone Institute of Technology
Athlone Institute of Technology
Athlone, Co. Westmeath Ireland
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