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Improving dissertation assessment

Pathirage, CP, Haigh, RP, Amaratunga, RDG, Baldry, D and Green, CM 2004, Improving dissertation assessment , in: Education in a Changing Environment, 13-14 September 2004, University of Salford, UK. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    During the last decade, there have been increasing calls for higher education to improve standards, increase the quality of assessment, and for greater accountability of lecturers. It is recognised that consistency in assessment is even more important where assessment is through one large piece of work, such as a dissertation, and where the assessment outcome will have a significant impact on the final grade of students. Dissertation modules typically pose further problems for assessment consistency due to the large number of students and the resultant need for large numbers of lecturers to participate in its assessment. This paper synthesises the initial literature findings from an on-going research project that aims to identify good practices for dissertation assessment, in an attempt to improve the quality and consistency of assessment.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: ISBN: 9780902896802
    Themes: Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    Subjects outside of the University Themes
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
    Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Disaster Resilience
    Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Property and Facilities Management
    Refereed: Yes
    Depositing User: Institutional Repository
    Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2009 16:26
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:57
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2014

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