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Martins, Maria João; Reis Marques, Tiago; Laíns, Inês; Leal, Inês; Pessanha, Inês; Brochado, Bruno; Oliveira Santos, Manuel; Pinto Teixeira, Pedro; Fernandes, Diogo Hipólito; Silva, João Carlos; Sampaio, Filipa Almeida; Brandão, Mariana; Morais, Inês; Laranjinha, Inês; Teixeira, Nelson; Fernandes, Tiago; Carneiro, Diogo; Calvão, Joana; Pratas, Miguel; Palmela, Carolina; Lima, António; Pires, Guilherme; Reis, Joel; Raimundo, Miguel; Afonso, Raquel Rocha; Costa e Silva, Miguel; Quintas, Catarina; Rodrigues, Tiago M.; Coelho, Nuno Henriques; Ramos, Sónia Afonso; Policiano, Catarina; Rato, Catarina; Faria, Daniel Candeias; Lopes, Alice; Rodrigues, Joana Ramos; Ferreira, Afonso Nunes; Costeira, Filipa de Sousa; Marques, Renata; Cordeiro, Hugo; Richardson, John T. E. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The UK National Student Survey (NSS) is a sound and widely used instrument for assessing students' academic experiences. We aimed to translate the NSS for Portuguese students and to validate the instrument in a sample of medical undergraduates. The research team translated and adapted the NSS for Portuguese students (NSS-P). The survey was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Medical Students
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Dickson, Hannah; Harvey, Joel; Blackwood, Nigel – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Assessment for learning approaches, such as peer review exercises may improve student performance in summative assessments and increase their satisfaction with assessment practices. We conducted a mixed methods study to evaluate the effectiveness of an oral peer review exercise among post-graduate students. We examined: (1) final assessment grades…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Graduate Students, Learning Experience, Summative Evaluation
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Wu, Qi; Jessop, Tansy – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, we analysed survey data from 386 third year undergraduate students on 14 programmes within three UK universities. The universities are characterised as teaching-focused or research-intensive: a 'plate-glass' and 'red-brick' research-intensive; and a 'new' teaching-intensive university. We used the Assessment Experience Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
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Pitt, Edd; Winstone, Naomi – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Anonymity in marking is a contentious issue within higher education. Conflicting research findings have identified issues surrounding gender bias, ethnicity bias and fairness in marking. However, the effects of anonymity upon feedback mechanisms have not been systematically explored. This study sought to understand the effects of anonymous marking…
Descriptors: Grading, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Gender Bias
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Zhang, Lulu; Zheng, Ying – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigates the feedback practices and perceptions of lecturers and students in a UK university setting. To assess how lecturers give feedback in practice, 47 pieces of lecturer-written feedback were categorised into a total of 571 analytical points. Analysing the feedback from lecturers' perspectives in terms of the value of feedback,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries
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ahmed Shafi, Adeela; Hatley, Jenny; Middleton, Tristan; Millican, Richard; Templeton, Sian – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
This research focuses on the everyday challenge in academic learning of assessment, and argues that academic buoyancy is a key factor in academic success. To scaffold students' learning and effectively support academic buoyancy, there is arguably a need for a better understanding of: (i) what students find most and least useful in their assessment…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Academic Achievement, Resilience (Psychology)