SandyHutchisonpresen tation130104

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Published on November 5, 2007

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Streamlining Assessment:  Streamlining Assessment Some Options for Assessment In Class Dr Sandy Hutchison Centre for Learning and Teaching John Heywood:  John Heywood “The processes of assessment and curriculum design are one.” Assessment in Higher Education Michael Polanyi:  Michael Polanyi “The highest forms of originality are far more closely akin to the lowest biotic performance than the external circumstances would indicate.” Personal Knowledge William Blake:  William Blake “Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without Improvement are the roads of Genius.” The Marriage of Heaven and Hell Student-Centred Elements:  Student-Centred Elements Active involvement in all phases of learning, especially feedback and evaluation; Responsibility for shaping new and re-organizing old concepts;  Ability to formulate good questions rather than sit back and wait for the answers. Streamlining:  Streamlining We developed clear marking criteria explicitly linked to specified aims and outcomes; We increased opportunities for assessment and feedback in class;  Streamlining continued:  Streamlining continued We introduced opportunities for self and peer-assessment; We tried to avoid bunching by mapping out activities so as not to conflict with key assessments in other modules;  First Semester:  First Semester Ice-breaker – Introductions M20 Noise Levels Halloween Headlines F Preliminary Report S Town Planning Exercise /or Skyscraper Project F/S IT Skills Assignment S Final report S Second Semester:  Second Semester Drawing Exercise F Individual Presentation S “Convincing the Client” F/S Site Visit Report S Mock Public Enquiry F/S Precepts:  Precepts Prepare the ground Keep things simple Keep in touch Wait for benefits Take pleasure in it

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