Editorial: Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 11 (1)

Boyd, Pete ORCID logo ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2234-3595 and Sambell, Kay ORCID logo ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8192-8537 (2018) Editorial: Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 11 (1). Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 11 (1). pp. 1-3.

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This special issue of Practitioner Research in Higher Education focuses specifically on assessment and feedback. We know that assessment has a powerful influence on student engagement and learning, making it an important focus for enhancement activity. We also know, however, that assessment is a nuanced, complex and contested area of university practice, which makes it a notoriously challenging one to change. Heightened awareness of the centrality of assessment-related matters, a commitment to scholarly endeavour and the processes of conducting, sharing and debating diverse approaches and perspectives are all vital. The two research papers and nine evaluation studies of innovative practice in this issue provide insight into the ways that many academics are, in various ways, investigating and enhancing their practice in this important area.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: Practitioner Research in Higher Education
Publisher: University of Cumbria
ISSN: 1755-1382
Departments: Academic Departments > Institute of Education (IOE) > Initial Teacher Education (ITE)
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 24 May 2018 11:00
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 19:46
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3837


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