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”

Crowdsourcing for learning

This design pattern on “crowdsourcing for learning” discusses crowdsourcing as an innovative pedagogy for large class teaching. This pattern suits a large asynchronous online cohort where an open call needs to be made to the group to collectively generate responses. 

The context for this pattern is the rise of large cohort and class sizes in the tertiary sector.

Evaluation for Learning

Evaluation is a loaded term. Some see it solely from a judgment perspective and disdain the process. Others see it from a learning perspective and welcome it.  Evaluation comes in all shapes and sizes. Depending on our approach, and perhaps shaped by our disciplinary perspectives, we tend to determine how and whether (if at all)Continue reading “Evaluation for Learning”