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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Recent literature on the use of exemplars in the context of higher education has shown that exemplar-based instruction is implemented in various disciplines; nevertheless, how exemplar-based instruction can be implemented in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) writing classrooms in higher education institutions remains under-explored. In this…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Gómez-Rey, Pilar; Fernández-Navarro, Francisco; Barbera, Elena; Carbonero-Ruz, Mariano – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this paper, we have developed a classification model for online learning environments that relates the Instructors Overall Performance (IOP) rating (according to students' perceptions) with the course characteristics, students' demographics and the effectiveness of the instructor in his/her teaching roles. To that end, a comprehensive Student…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Student Attitudes, Course Content
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Li, Yongyan; Hu, Guangwei – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Teachers' instructional practices surrounding written assignments have been little researched, despite writing remaining the primary means of assessment in higher education, including postgraduate professional development programmes. In this paper, we report a study that explored what a sample of lecturers in a Master of Education programme at an…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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Jones, Francis – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
Evaluating major post-secondary education improvement projects involves multiple perspectives, including students' perceptions of their experiences. In the final year of a seven-year department-wide science education initiative, we asked students in 48 courses to rate the extent to which each of 39 teaching or learning strategies helped them learn…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Student Attitudes, College Students, Science Education
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Kaur, Amrita; Noman, Mohammad; Nordin, Hasniza – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
As classrooms become increasingly diverse in higher education, educators are emphasising inclusive practices in teaching and learning to accommodate the needs of diverse learners. There is also an emerging need for an inclusive approach in assessment for accessibility, opportunity, relevance and engagement. This study, using design-based research…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Student Diversity, College Students
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Flodén, Jonas – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
Receiving feedback from students has become a normal part of life for university teachers worldwide. This puts pressure on them from several sides and may be an influential factor that leads them to tailor their teaching to students' preferences. The aim of this study was to investigate teachers' perceptions of student feedback and how it affects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, College Students, Feedback (Response)
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Pereira, Diana; Flores, Maria Assunção; Niklasson, Laila – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
A review of articles published in "Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education," over the last eight years (2006-2013) on assessment in higher education, since the introduction of the Bologna process, is the subject of the paper. The first part discusses the key issue of assessment in higher education and the method used for selecting…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Meta Analysis, Literature Reviews, Evaluation
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Golding, Clinton; Adam, Lee – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Many teachers in higher education use feedback from students to evaluate their teaching, but only some use these evaluations to improve their teaching. One important factor that makes the difference is the teacher's approach to their evaluations. In this article, we identify some useful approaches for improving teaching. We conducted focus groups…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Focus Groups, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Attitudes
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Capa-Aydin, Yesim – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
This study compares student evaluations of instruction that were collected in-class with those gathered through an online survey. The two modes of administration were compared with respect to response rate, psychometric characteristics and mean ratings through different statistical analyses. Findings indicated that in-class evaluations produced a…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis, Web Based Instruction
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Crimmins, Gail; Nash, Gregory; Oprescu, Florin; Alla, Kristel; Brock, Ginna; Hickson-Jamieson, Bree; Noakes, Caitlin – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
There has been a threefold increase in the employment of casual academics in Australian universities within the last 20 years, to the extent that most teaching and marking is now undertaken by casual academics, also known as sessional staff. Yet, casualised teaching and assessment has been considered a risk to student engagement and success, and…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Professional Development, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Thanh Pham, Thi Hong; Renshaw, Peter – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
Formative assessment has recently become a preferred assessment strategy in educational institutions worldwide. However, it is not easy to implement in Asian classrooms, because local cultures and institutional constraints potentially hinder the practice. This one-semester study aimed to use the "third space", as the core of the third…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Confucianism, College Faculty, College Students
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Arce Espinoza, Lourdes; Monge Nájera, Julián – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
The presentation of the intellectual work of others as their own by students is believed to be common worldwide. Punishments and detection software have failed to solve the problem and have important limitations themselves. To go to the root of the problem, we applied an online questionnaire to 344 university students and their 13 teachers. Our…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Teaching Methods, Questionnaires, College Students
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Wei, Wei – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
Using classroom observations (formative) and student course experience survey results (summative) to evaluate English lecturers' teaching performances is not new in practice, but surprisingly only a few studies have investigated this issue in a higher education context. This study was conducted in an English department of a large university in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Summative Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Language Teachers
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Boysen, Guy A.; Kelly, Timothy J.; Raesly, Holly N.; Casner, Robert W. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2014
Student evaluations of teaching are ubiquitous and impactful on the careers of college teachers. However, there is limited empirical research documenting the accuracy of people's efforts in interpreting teaching evaluations. The current research consisted of three studies documenting the effect of small mean differences in teaching…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Students, College Faculty, Administrators
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Beck, Robert J.; Skinner, William F.; Schwabrow, Lynsey A. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2013
A study of sustainable assessment theory in nine tutorial courses at four colleges demonstrated that three long-term learning outcomes improved: Independence, Intellectual Maturity and Creativity. Eight of 10 traits associated with these outcomes were validated through internal reliability, faculty and student rubrics, and faculty case studies…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Studies, College Faculty, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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