Conference time: -
Day 3: 31st 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 Writing for scientists - Discussion of:

“Laboratory Reports, Reflective Essays, and the Contributing Student Approach”
Dr John Hamer, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

“Integrating feedforward on academic writing into an undergraduate science course”
Charlotte Taylor, The University of Sydney, Australia

Expert facilitator: Dr Colin Milligan, Strathclyde University, UK

9am-10am Collaborative writing in divergent disciplines - Discussion of:

"Essay Writing with Peer Reviewing and Marking"
Dr. Quintin Cutts, University of Glasgow, UK

"Shakespeare: Page Stage Screen"
Dr Nandini Das & Stuart McGugan, University of Liverpool, UK

Expert facilitator: Catherine Owen, Strathclyde University, UK


11am-12pm HE Academy Panel Session - Student input to assessment design & strategy

Panellists: Linda Creanor, Katy McCloskey, Prof Margaret Price, & Prof Brenda Smith

Chair: Prof Terry Mayes, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

12pm-1pm Students deciding on assessment criteria - Discussion of:

"Students’ Engagement in the Development of Criteria to Assess Written Tasks"
Rosario Hernández, University College Dublin, Ireland

Expert facilitator: Maddalena Taras, University of Sunderland, UK

1.30pm-2.30pm "Assessment in the first year of higher education: old principles in new wrapping?"

Keynote by Prof Mantz Yorke, Lancaster University, UK
2pm - 3pm  
3pm-4pm REAP Panel - Sharing responsibility for assessment: reflections on the conference

Panellists: Maha Bali, Mark Russell, Sean McKitrick, Derek Rowntree, Steve Draper, & David Nicol

4pm-5pm Close conference