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Assessing Students' Written Work : Marking Essays and Reports - Catherine Haines

Assessing Students' Written Work

Marking Essays and Reports

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Published: 25th March 2004
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Assessment is one of the most powerful tools in teaching yet it is rarely measured in effort, time and effectiveness and it is usually done alone and against the clock. This book aims to clarify the concepts and issues, which may make assessment difficult for teachers and students. This practical and realistic book is designed to help practitioners who wish to improve their effectiveness in assessing a large and a diverse range of students. It will help them to: Clarify their role in assessment Gain confidence on issues and terms and consider variations between disciplines Compare and extend their current range of solutions to common problems with advice from practitioners Consider in more depth essays, reports and projects, plagiarism and language. Both newly appointed and more experienced lecturers in further and higher education, post-graduate students, part time staff and graduate teaching assistants will all find this an invaluable handbook and reference tool.

'This text makes an excellent and timely read and can only better inform practice to the benefit of the student body.' Physical Sciences Educational Review

You and Assessment
Your Role in Assessment
Why and How We Assess?
What Exactly is Assessment
Assessing More Students More Quickly and Effectively
Issues in Language and Culture
You and Your Assessment Tasks
Assessing Essays
Assessing Reports and Projects
Assessing Practicals and Field Work
Assessing Problem Classes and Problem Based Learning
Assessing in Examinations
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ISBN: 9780415307208
ISBN-10: 0415307201
Series: Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 25th March 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1