Conference time: -
Day 2: 30th May 2007

The asynchronous discussion fora for each session will be open throughout the conference.

Schedule of synchronous chats

All times are BST (GMT 1)

8am-9am "Great designs: what should assessment do?"

Keynote by Prof David Boud, University of Technology Sydney, Australia


9am-10am Raising students' meta-cognition (self-assessment) abilities - Discussion of:

“Certainty-Based Marking (CBM) for reflective learning and proper knowledge assessment”
Prof. Tony Gardner-Medwin, University College London, & Dr. Nancy Curtin, Imperial College London, UK

“Developing clinical self-assessment skills in first-year dental students”
Assoc Prof Tracey Winning, Dimitra Lekkas, & Prof Grant Townsend, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Expert facilitator: Dr Nigel Watson, University of Strathclyde


11am-12pm Feast of case studies (poster session)
12pm-1pm ...cont Feast of case studies (poster session)


3pm-4pm "Using electronic portfolios to assess learning at IUPUI"

Keynote by Prof Trudy Banta with Prof Sharon J Hamilton and Dr Susan Kahn, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA

4pm-5pm The interaction of peer & tutor feedback - Discussion of:

“Collaborative Problem-solving in First Year Physics”
Simon Bates, University of Edinburgh, UK

“Formative assessment in a professional doctorate context: developing identities as researchers”
Dr Barbara Crossouard & Dr John Pryor, University of Sussex, UK

Expert facilitator: Prof Lewis Elton, University of Manchester, UK