Title

Developing a purposeful and robust assessment system for multi-section courses

Author First name, Last name, Institution

Jessica Midraj, Sadiq Midraj

Document Type

Article

Source of Publication

QScience Proceedings

Publication Date

4-29-2015

Abstract

This session is highlights ways in which programs can adhere to aspects of quality assessment systems with multi-section courses and multiple teachers implementing common learning outcomes. Effective educational assessment systems are coherent, comprehensive, and continuous (The National Research Council, 2001). Educational assessment communicates to learners and other stakeholders how well students achieve the stated learning outcomes of a particular course/program. Results can be used for a multitude of purposes; therefore, it is essential that educational assessment systems are purposeful and robust. They should provide an appropriate balance of assessment practices that yields the most valid and reliable information about students' learning while having positive washback into the classroom. The presenters draw on research and practical experience from two different cases within a university setting to frame recommended measures to develop a purposeful and robust assessment system. The session discusse...

ISSN

2226-9649

Publisher

Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press)

Volume

2015

First Page

9

Disciplines

Education | Medicine and Health Sciences

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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