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Tomas, Carmen; Jessop, Tansy – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
In spite of the rising tide of metrics in UK higher education, there has been scant attention paid to assessment loads, when evidence demonstrates that heavy demands lead to surface learning. Our study seeks to redress the situation by defining assessment loads and comparing them across research and teaching intensive universities. We clarify the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
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Mimirinis, Mike – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The paper reports the results of a phenomenographic study on academics' conceptions of e-assessment. A cohort of 21 academics from 17 disciplines participated in semi-structured interviews exploring their experiences of using web-based technologies for formative and summative assessment purposes. Through iterative analysis of the interview…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Technology Uses in Education, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Schmulian, Astrid; Coetzee, Stephen A. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Team assessment has been suggested as a competency-based collaborative learning technique. Critical to the success of an assessment for learning, in competency-based education, is the use of formative feedback. This study reports on the development of, and the students' experience of, a Team Assessment with Immediate Feedback (TAIF), in which…
Descriptors: Accounting, Large Group Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Feedback (Response)
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Liu, Jin; Guo, Xiuyan; Gao, Ruiqin; Fram, Paul; Ling, Yu; Zhang, He; Wang, Jin – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Peer assessment can be conducted online with rapid development of online learning technology. The current study was conducted empirically to investigate peer rating accuracy and student learning outcomes in online peer assessments, comparing compulsory and voluntary peer assessment. Section 1 (N = 93) was assigned to the voluntary group and…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Peer Evaluation, Accuracy, Computer Uses in Education
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To, Jessica; Panadero, Ernesto – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Peers carry potential in enhancing students' self-assessment development, but few studies have explored how peer scaffolding is enacted in the process. This qualitative study explores peer assessment effects on the self-assessment process of 11 first-year undergraduates and the factors limiting peer influence. Drawing on the data from students'…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Individuals), College Freshmen, Undergraduate Students
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Sridharan, Bhavani; Boud, David – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
A crucial determinant of the success or failure of collaborative group work is the effect of peer feedback interventions on learning. Research exploring such effects on developing soft skills is sparse. This study seeks to address whether peer feedback leads to enhanced teamwork behaviour and self-assessment ability, two skills highly sought after…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Teamwork, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Hortigüela Alcalá, David; Palacios Picos, Andrés; López Pastor, Víctor – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The use of formative and shared or co-assessment has been shown to improve the motivation, involvement and learning of university students. The aim of this study is to analyse the effect that implementing these processes has on university students' perception of their acquisition of transversal competences. The participants in the study were 1021…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Huisman, Bart; Saab, Nadira; van den Broek, Paul; van Driel, Jan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Peer feedback is frequently implemented with academic writing tasks in higher education. However, a quantitative synthesis is still lacking for the impact that peer feedback has on students' writing performance. The current study conveyed two types of observations. First, regarding the impact of peer feedback on writing performance, this study…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Feedback (Response), Formative Evaluation, Peer Evaluation
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Sozer, E. Murat; Zeybekoglu, Zuhal; Kaya, Mustafa – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The way in which mid-semester course evaluations are structured, administered and reported is important for generating rich and high-quality student feedback for the enhancement of learning and teaching. Mid-semester evaluations usually contain open-ended questions that trigger more elaborative feedback about what is going on in a class than that…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Bader, Monika; Burner, Tony; Hoem Iversen, Sarah; Varga, Zoltan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Despite the crucial role that students play in formative assessment practices, student perspectives on such practices are relatively under-researched. Through a qualitative analysis of 128 reflection notes written by student teachers of English, this article investigates the students' perceptions of formative feedback as part of portfolio…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preservice Teachers
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McLean, Helen – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, assessment and learning is reconceptualised as an integrated and dialogic process. Positioned in a sociocultural framework, the experiences of academics and students at an Australian university were examined to understand how they think about and participate in formative assessment to support learning. Semi-structured interviews and…
Descriptors: Student Experience, College Students, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Eriksson, Åsa; Maurex, Liselotte – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
This paper describes the teaching of psychological report writing at Karolinska Institutet and the efforts to improve it through the introduction of formative assessment applied as peer and teacher review. 48 fourth-year psychology students were required to write a psychological report. Half of the students also participated in a non-mandatory…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Formative Evaluation, Peer Evaluation, Writing Evaluation
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Cassells, Laetitia – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The application of formative assessment principles in higher education has become increasingly important in South Africa. In this case study the researcher assesses the effectiveness of the application of an early warning system to the higher-education environment in a high failure rate subject. This method is applied according to recommended…
Descriptors: Identification, At Risk Students, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Jers, Cecilia Olsson; Wärnsby, Anna – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, we aim to investigate how students on a cross-disciplinary postgraduate course in research communication describe the formative peer feedback they have received on their oral presentations and what impact they report it has had on their performance. The study is based on a qualitative analysis of 36 transcribed video recordings from…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Qualitative Research, Formative Evaluation, Higher Education
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Ellegaard, Marianne; Damsgaard, Linn; Bruun, Jesper; Johannsen, Bjørn Friis – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Formative feedback currently receives attention as an effective means of increasing student learning. However, how to frame feedback to achieve the best effect is an ongoing debate. In this study we analyse a written data-set of 174 segments of teacher feedback and student response, coded using 10 emergent feedback and 14 response categories. As…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Student Reaction, Response Style (Tests)
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