ERIC Number: ED373674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Using Records of Achievement in Higher Education.
Assiter, Alison, Ed.; Shaw, Eileen, Ed.
This collection of 22 essays examines the use of records of achievement (student profiles or portfolios) in higher and vocational education in the United Kingdom. They include: (1) "Records of Achievement: Background, Definitions, and Uses" (Alison Assiter and Eileen Shaw); (2) "Profiling in Higher Education" (Alison Assiter and Angela Fenwick); (3) "Records of Achievement and Admission to Higher Education" (Richard Gretton); (4) "Passport Scheme" (Heather Hughes Jones); (5) "Recording of Achievement within Accreditation of Prior Learning: A Case for Three Capabilities" (Lovemore Nyatanga and Jane Fox); (6) "Portfolio Development for National Vocational Qualifications" (Howard Foster); (7) "Some Institutional and Practical Implications of Introducing Records of Achievement" (Ros McCulloch); (8) "Maintaining the Ethos of Records of Achievement in Higher Education Curriculum and Assessment" (Lesley Cooke and Maggie Taylor); (9) "Using Portfolios for Personal and Career Development" (Roger Harrison); (10) "The Record of Achievement as a Learning Resource for All Students" (Marilyn Wedgewood and Joyce Godfrey); (11) "Profiling and Assessment of Professional and Personal Transferable Skills Acquired by Students on a BSc Honours Course in Psychology" (Beryl Starr); (12) "Using Portfolios to Record Progress and Assess Achievement" (Roger Payne and others); (13) "Developing Student-Centred Records of Achievement on an M. Eng. Course" (Roy Gregory and Lin Thorley); (14) "Records of Achievement in Relation to Personal Learning" (Katherine Cuthbert); (15) "Student Empowerment Through the Recording and Reviewing Process: Theatre in Education with Student Teachers" (Karen Carter); (16) "Using Information Technology for a Student-Produced Record of Achievement" (Keith Selkirk); (17) "Diploma of Personal and Professional Development" (Helen C. Gladstone); (18) "Recording Learning and Development on Sandwich Placements" (Sue Drew and Keith Willis); (19) "Self-Development: The Buck Stops Here" (Nigel Smalls); (20) "Records of Achievement and Self-Development: A Business Initiative in Argos" (Danny Moy); (21) "Why Use Records of Achievement? An Employer's Perspective" (Rob Bellis); and (22) "The Future Role of Recording Achievement" (Alison Assiter and Eileen Shaw). Some papers contain references. (MDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Admission, College Curriculum, Definitions, Educational Attitudes, Educational Trends, Employer Attitudes, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Individual Development, Information Technology, Institutional Role, Portfolios (Background Materials), Professional Development, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Development, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Identifiers: Records of Achievement (United Kingdom); United Kingdom