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Gannaway, Deanne; Green, Teegan; Mertova, Patricie – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Australian universities have a long history of use of student satisfaction surveys. Their use has expanded and purpose changed over time. The surveys are often viewed as distorted by external influences such as discipline context, class size and year level of participants. This paper reports on the results of a large-scale investigation…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Class Size, Student Surveys, Attitude Measures
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Sellbjer, Stefan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this article is to examine what characterises feedback regarding the group of students who receive the most comments compared to the rest of the students, all failing at least one task. Could it be that teachers comment differently on the most underperforming students? The empirical material consists of feedback handed out to students…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Academic Failure, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Chong, Ivan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The centrality of written feedback is clearly seen from the proliferation of research in the context of higher education. As an increasingly expanding field in research, the majority of written feedback studies have been interested in investigating the technical aspect of how feedback should be given in order to promote student learning. More…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Educational Research, Higher Education, Social Influences
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Denton, Philip; McIlroy, David – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Efficiency gains arising from the use of electronic marking tools that allow tutors to select comments from a statement bank are well documented, but how students use this type of feedback remains under explored. Natural science students (N = 161) were emailed feedback reports on a spreadsheet assessment that included an invitation to reply placed…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Summative Evaluation, College Students, Natural Sciences
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Liu, Xiongyi; Li, Lan; Zhang, Zhihong – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of online assessment training, with synchronous group discussion as a key component, on subsequent web-based peer assessment results. Participants included 81 college students, mostly women, taking a business writing class. After initial submission of a draft counter-offer letter, they completed…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Group Discussion, Instructional Effectiveness, Business Communication
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Lynam, Siobhan; Cachia, Moira – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The quality assessment agency higher education review noted that assessment and feedback in higher education still remains an area of concern for students. Despite this, very little research has been carried out to assess students' experience of assessments. The evidence for what factors within assessments actually contribute to student engagement…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Higher Education, Educational Assessment, Feedback (Response)
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Mutereko, Sybert – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Using Foucault's power concepts of the panopticon and governmentality as analytic and heuristic tools, this study reveals insights into how accreditation creates power networks in the quality assurance of higher education graduates in South Africa. The study draws on 11 in-depth interviews with academics from the Faculty of Engineering at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Accreditation (Institutions), Power Structure
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Mutch, Allyson; Young, Charlotte; Davey, Tamzyn; Fitzgerald, Lisa – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Meeting students' expectations associated with the provision of feedback is a perennial challenge for tertiary education. Efforts to provide comprehensive, timely feedback within our own first year undergraduate public health courses have not always met students' expectations. In response, we sought to develop peer feedback activities to support…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), College Freshmen, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Peer Evaluation
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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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Planas-Lladó, Anna; Feliu, Lidia; Castro, Francesc; Fraguell, Rosa Maria; Arbat, Gerard; Pujol, Joan; Suñol, Joan Josep; Daunis-i-Estadella, Pepus – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
This article analyses the use of peer evaluation as a tool for evaluating teamwork and students' perceptions of this type of evaluation. A study was conducted of six subjects included on five degree courses at the University of Girona. In all of these subjects, students carried out a team activity, evaluated the performance of the team and the…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Teamwork, Interdisciplinary Approach, College Students
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Rosen, Andrew S. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Student evaluations of teaching are widely adopted across academic institutions, but there are many underlying trends and biases that can influence their interpretation. Publicly accessible web-based student evaluations of teaching are of particular relevance, due to their widespread use by students in the course selection process and the quantity…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Correlation, Educational Trends, Bias
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Sefcik, Lesley; Bedford, Simon; Czech, Peter; Smith, Judith; Yorke, Jonathan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
External referencing of assessment and students' achievement standards is a growing priority area within higher education, which is being pressured by government requirements to evidence outcome attainment. External referencing benefits stakeholders connected to higher education by helping to assure that assessments and standards within courses…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Models
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Cheung-Blunden, Violet; Khan, Saera R. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
The peer rating system used here advances the quantitative literacy goals outlined in the social sciences. We instituted a mid-semester intervention to teach rating skills and used an index to track longitudinal changes of skill mastery over the course of the semester. Seventy-four students in five advanced research classes followed the procedure…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Rating Scales, Skill Development, College Students
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Krawczyk, Michal – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, data on grades awarded for bachelor and master theses at a large Polish university were used to identify possible discrimination on gender or physical attractiveness. The focus is on the gap between the grades awarded by the advisor (who knows the student personally) and the referee (who typically does not, so that gender is less…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Grades (Scholastic), Correlation, College Students
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Rideout, Candice A. – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
A flexible approach to assessment may promote students' engagement and academic achievement by allowing them to personalise their learning experience, even in the context of large undergraduate classes. However, studies reporting flexible assessment strategies and their impact are limited. In this paper, I present a feasible and effective approach…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Academic Achievement, Evaluation Methods, Grading
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