Monthly Archives: February 2014

Evaluation, evaluation, evaluation

Despite my recent ‘rants of the day’, I think it is vitally important that we try our best to evaluate our assessment practice. There is some good, innovative practice out there, but it can still be very tempting to confuse … Continue reading

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A Darwinian view of feedback effectiveness

Please don’t treat this too seriously – but please do stop and think about what I am trying to say, in the light of the fact that the effectiveness of feedback on assessment tasks is, despite the huge amount that’s been written … Continue reading

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More lies, damned lies and statistics

This second ‘rant of the day’ focuses on practice which, I think, arises from the fact that most people are not as fortunate(?) as me in having data from hundreds and thousands of students on each module each year. It … Continue reading

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