Transforming Assessment Across Disciplines

Current assessment and progression policies and practices in higher education are primarily dominated by the dichotomy between formative and summative assessments. This blog is based on an ASCILITE 2020 conference paper (Cerimagic and Khanna, 2020), in which my co-author and I discuss using programmatic assessment in a transformative way. We critically reflect on how medicalContinue reading “Transforming Assessment Across Disciplines”

Building Authentic Assessment

Why is authentic assessment important and what perceptions do students have of it? The notion of authentic assessment was first introduced in the 1980’s in an effort to shift away from standardised testing. Remember the multiple choice tests where you would colour in a red circle (A, B, C, or D) with a 2B pencil?Continue reading “Building Authentic Assessment”