Framework for evaluating online assessment in business education: Trade-offs in promoting innovation

In the context of the rapid transition to fully online teaching and learning driven by COVID-19 (Ali, 2020), the Australian Business Deans Council commissioned a research project into online assessment in higher education in Australia. The cross-institutional project team consisted of members from the University of Sydney Business School, UTS Business and Chartered Accountants ANZ.Continue reading “Framework for evaluating online assessment in business education: Trade-offs in promoting innovation”

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”

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