Developing Live Projects as Part of an Assessment Regime Within a Dispersed Campus Model

Williams, Sarah, Kofinas, Alexander and Minett-Smith, Cathy (2018) Developing Live Projects as Part of an Assessment Regime Within a Dispersed Campus Model. Journal of Pedagogic Development, 8 (2). pp. 3-7.

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Abstract

Our newly designed MSc unit, Sustainable Business Management (SBM), is designed to engage students in the real-life practical application of sustainability at work. The authentic assessment uses a live project approach to develop and evaluate both the practical and academic skills needed to deliver sustainability. The purpose of this paper is to discuss how the unit assessment needed to change beyond the original, intended design (March to December, 2016) and its first delivery (February to March, 2017) in order to accommodate the inclusion of a new transnational education partner delivering the unit synchronously. The use of video technology, weaved into a revised assessment design and adapted in an imaginative way, allowed for a localised delivery that retained the authenticity and creativity of the original assessment while ensuring the maintenance of academic standards.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Journal of Pedagogic Development
Publisher: Centre for Learning Excellence, University of Bedfordshire
ISSN: 2047-3265
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Departments: Departments > Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership > IFLAS
Depositing User: Sarah Williams
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2022 15:48
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2022 16:00
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6374

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