2 edition of Academic assessment in higher education found in the catalog.
Academic assessment in higher education
1972 by Dept. of Bibliography, Librarianship and Typography, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg .
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Arta Zygielbaum and Susan Horwitz.|
|Contributions||Horwitz, Susan, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||Z5814.U7 Z93|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 56 p.|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||73179637|
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Written for college and university administrators, assessment officers, department chairs, and faculty who are involved in developing and implementing assessment programs, this book is a realistic, pragmatic guide for developing and implementing meaningful, manageable, and sustainable assessment programs that focus faculty attention on student by: Contextualising why assessment is still the single most important factor affecting student learning in higher education, this second edition of Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: A Handbook for Academic Practitioners offers a critical discourse about the value of assessment for learning alongside practical suggestions about how to enhance the student experience of assessment and feedback.
The Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education provides higher education administrators, student affairs personnel, institutional researchers who generate and analyze data, and faculty with an integrated handbook of theory, method, and application.
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This comprehensive volume will be a constant desk companion of mine in the decades to come."Brand: Charles Secolsky. Library Assessment in Higher Education will make a significant contribution to the existing literature on assessment of higher institutions and academic libraries." - Performance Measurement and Metrics "The broad perspective format of the book provides a good way to see many of the issues associated with by: Contextualising why assessment is still the single most important factor affecting student learning in higher education, this second edition of Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: A Handbook for Academic Practitioners offers a critical discourse about the value of assessment for learning alongside practical suggestions about how to enhance the student experience of assessment Cited by: 2.
This fully updated new edition contextualises why assessment is still the single most important factor affecting student learning in higher education. With a particular focus on improving and implementing new assessment to enhance learning, it offers. In her preface, Miller states that she wrote this book to meet the needs of both assessors and assessment users in higher education.
She certainly seems to have achieved her goal. Assessing Organizational Performance in Higher Education would make a.
E-portfolio Assessment in Higher Education. Learning in Higher Education: Enhancing Academic Practice (2nd ed.), this book shows how to design instructional strategies for e-learning. developing effective assessment in higher education Feedback has little value unless it is timely and students pay attention to it, understand it, and act on it (Gibbs and Simpson –5), and.
In the light of the Dearing Report, it is now recognized that more emphasis should be placed on formative assessment as a means of improving learning, the type of skills required by assessors in.
Academic evaluation is a social process taking place in different arenas in which values, worths, virtues, or meanings are produced, diffused, assessed, legitimated, or institutionalized with respect to academic products and their producers.
" Planning and Assessment in Higher Education is a guidebook that should be on the shelf in offices of planning and institutional research, as well as in offices charged with responsibility for institutional by: Peer assessment of contributions and learning processes in group projects: an analysis of information technology undergraduate students’ performance.
Published online: 19 Feb Factors influencing students’ peer feedback uptake: instructional design matters. Mercader et al.
Published online: 18 Feb See all volumes and issues. The Handbook of Research on E-Assessment in Higher Education provides emerging perspectives on the theoretical and practical aspects of digital assessment techniques and applications within educational settings. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as competency assessment, adaptive courseware, and learning performance, this publication is ideally designed for.
In this era of increasing pressure on higher education institutions for accountability, Planning and Assessment in Higher Education is an essential resource for college and university leaders and staff charged with the task of providing evidence of institutional effectiveness.
Michael F. Middaugh, a noted expert in the field, shows how colleges and universities can successfully measure student. Book Description. Focused on developing professional academic skills for supporting and supervising student learning and effective teaching, the fifth edition of A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education recognises the complex demands of teaching, research, scholarship and academic management in higher education institutions.
Fully updated to reflect changes in practice and. Throughout higher education, assessment is changing, driven by increased class size, changing curricula, and the need to support students better.
At the same time assessment regulations and external quality assurance demands are constraining assessment options,File Size: KB. It’s cliché, but writing the book raised more questions than answers, and for those who have been unhappy and dissatisfied with the way assessments have been done in postsecondary education, I think inventing new approaches is a very exciting area to be working in.
Sally Brown and Peter Knight in their book, Assessing Learners in Higher Education, caution against a conflation of the purposes of assessment its method.
“Often the mistake is made of assuming that it is the method which is summative or formative, and not the : Rhett Mcdaniel.
Assessment in higher education has several functions, such as certificating students' performance by assigning grades, evaluating learners' progress and giving support on how to make improvements Author: D Royce Sadler.
Part I Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education: Past, Present, and Future. Introduction to Part I. The Failure of Higher Education to Follow the Standards It has Established in Methodology and Evaluation.
Michael Scriven. On Measurement in Educational Assessment. Robert J. Mislevy. Part II Assessment and Evaluation in. A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education A Handbook for Teaching and Learning in Higher Educationis sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, r esearch and scholarship, and academic management.
Against these contexts, the book focuses on developing professional academic skills for teaching. Assessment clear and simple: A practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education (2 nd Ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Assessment of Academic Units. In our Study Skills for Higher Education series, we will be publishing more ebooks throughoutincluding: Presentations, Writing Essays, Reports and Other Academic Assignments, Dissertations and Literature Reviews, Reflective Writing, and Academic Writing Skills.
Section One: Overview of Strategic Planning in Higher Education From the point at which George Keller published his Academic Strategy: The Management Revolution in American Higher Education inAmerican post-secondary institutions have struggled with File Size: 2MB.
There is no doubt about the importance of assessment: it defines what students regard as important, how they spend their time and how they come to see themselves - it is a necessary part of helping them to learn.
This text provides background research on different aspects of assessment. Its purpose is to help lecturers to refresh their approach to the assessment of student learning. This book revisits assessment in higher education, examining it from the point of view of what assessment does and can do and argues that assessment should be seen as an act of informing judgement and proposes a way of integrating teaching, learning and assessment to better prepare students for a lifetime of by: AALHE is Moving Online.
The Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education is first and foremost concerned with the health and well-being of all our colleagues.
For this reason, we have made the decision to host our 10th-anniversary conference online. Standards. CAS has developed 47 sets of functional area standards and 3 cross-functional frameworks for higher education programs and services.
Users can order CAS Professional Standards for Higher Education book (, 10th Ed.), which includes general standards for practice and functional area standards, from the CAS online part of the 10th Edition, CAS has updated all functional.
This book examines current assessment practices in higher education and offers suggestions on planning assessment programs, carrying them out, and using the results to improve academic programs.
Examples from all types of institutions (community colleges, liberal arts colleges, and comprehensive, doctoral and research institutions) are used to illustrate various assessment by: Quality Assurance in Higher Education: An Introduction Author: Dr. Sanjaya Mishra is a Reader at the Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education at the Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Size: KB.
Academic Ableism (University of Michigan Press) notes the progress higher education has made to be more inclusive of people with disabilities than in the past. But the book isn't full of praise. Rather, it offers critique after critique of the way colleges have ignored or responded inadequately to the needs of many students and professors.
Herb Childress is the author of The PhDictionary: A Glossary of Things You Don’t Know (but Should) About Doctoral and Faculty Life (University of Chicago Press, ), from a publisher to whom he is vastly grateful for being so much better than the one described a career as a higher education administrator, he now co-owns Teleidoscope Group LLC, a Vermont-based.
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Assessment for Learning in Higher Education fills a vital gap in assessment literature and as AfL is increasingly on the Higher Education agenda, with the promotion of assessment as a tool for learning, this book will become an essential handbook to guide all academic practitioners.
Table of Contents. "If assessment is to be a positive force in education, it must be implemented properly.
It cannot be used to merely sort students or to criticize education. Its goals must be to improve education. Rather than 'teach to the test,' we must 'test what we teach.'" -Lockwood and McLean Alternative Assessment.
To be fair, there is nothing directly comparable to mortality rates in higher education. Figuring out what makes one university better than another one or Author: Erik Gilbert. As such, academic assessment is not designed to evaluate individual faculty or even individual courses.
It is designed to evaluate individual programs as a whole, such as academic majors or interdisciplinary programs, and to determine where the programs might be strengthened in. The concluding chapters point to a future of assessment and identify several meta-trends in assessment.
The book was conceived by organizers and contributors of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis, the nation’s oldest and largest higher education assessment event, and includes contributions by the following partners of the Institute.
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