The Learner's role in assessing higher level abilities

Cowan, J and Cherry, D (2012) The Learner's role in assessing higher level abilities. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 6 (1). pp. 12-22.

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Abstract

This paper responds to the vision of a new assessment culture, which will be a meaningful integration of teaching, learning and assessment. It reviews the advice in the literature about assessment, and from there identifies principles for the assessment of the development of higher level abilities in various domains. It envisages the student as an active participant in the development of criteria and standards, and their consequent use in the making of judgements. The suggested principles are tested out on a recent conventional experience that brought the writers together as tutor and student, and on their subsequently proposed generic model.
Keywords: Learner’s role; assessment; higher level; integration; generic model.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Practitioner Research in Higher Education
Publisher: University of Cumbria
ISSN: 1755-1382
Departments: Services > Academic Quality & Development > CDEPP
Depositing User: Linda Shore
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 09:20
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2017 18:26
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1327

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