Assessment and Feedback

Day 5: Issues and challenges

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What messages do assessments give students? “Every act of assessment gives a message to students about what they should be learning and how they should go about it.” (Boud, 1995, p. 2) This statement from David Boud in one of his early  papers critiquing traditional assessments reveals the main challenges […]

Assessment and Feedback

Day 2: Tour of Question Types

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Today we’ll take you on a tour.  In part one, we’ll explore the most used question type and its variations.  Now what could that be? You guessed it:  Multiple-choice (MCQ)! Then we’ll proceed with the second part of the tour exploring other lesser used but valuable question types. But before […]