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Sridharan, Bhavani; Tai, Joanna; Boud, David – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
The accuracy and consistency of peer marking, particularly when students have the power to reward (or penalise) during formative and summative assessment regimes, is largely unknown. The objective of this study is to evaluate students' ability and behaviour in marking their peers' teamwork performance in a collaborative group assessment context…
Descriptors: Summative Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities
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Brew, Angela; Boud, David; Lucas, Lisa; Crawford, Karin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
In the changing context of universities, organisational structures for teaching and research problematise academic roles. This paper draws on a critical realist analysis of surveys and interviews with academics from universities in England and Australia. It identifies important academic work, not captured simply in descriptions of teaching or…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Faculty, Artists, Teaching Methods
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Tai, Joanna; Ajjawi, Rola; Boud, David; Dawson, Phillip; Panadero, Ernesto – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Evaluative judgement is the capability to make decisions about the quality of work of oneself and others. In this paper, we propose that developing students' evaluative judgement should be a goal of higher education, to enable students to improve their work and to meet their future learning needs: a necessary capability of graduates. We explore…
Descriptors: Evaluative Thinking, Decision Making, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Bearman, Margaret; Dawson, Phillip; Bennett, Sue; Hall, Matt; Molloy, Elizabeth; Boud, David; Joughin, Gordon – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2017
There are dissonances between educators' aspirations for assessment design and actual assessment implementation in higher education. Understanding how assessment is designed "on the ground" can assist in resolving this tension. Thirty-three Australian university educators from a mix of disciplines and institutions were interviewed. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Interviews
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Brew, Angela; Boud, David; Namgung, Sang Un; Lucas, Lisa; Crawford, Karin – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
This paper asks the question: do people with different levels of research productivity and identification as a researcher think of research differently? It discusses a study that differentiated levels of research productivity among English and Australian academics working in research-intensive environments in three broad discipline areas: science,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Researchers, Educational Research, Productivity