Monthly Archives: June 2013

How good is good enough?

Listening to the radio this morning, my attention was drawn to a new medical test with an accuracy of ‘more than 99%’. I was left thinking ‘well, is that good enough?’ and then ‘so is a marking accuracy of 99% … Continue reading

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Transforming Assessment webinar

I gave a webinar yesterday in the ‘Transforming Assessment’ series, on “Short-answer e-assessment questions: six years on”. The participants were lovely and I was especially pleased that there were lots of people I didn’t know. There is a recording at if you’ve … Continue reading

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