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Theme 2: Great Designs for Assessment

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

Schedule of synchronous chats

All times are BST (GMT 1)

29th May 8am-9am It's not just Web 2.0, it's all about pedagogic design - Discussion of:

 "A Wikied Assessment Strategy"
Mark Atlay, Lesley Lawrence and Mark Gamble University of Bedfordshire, UK

"Using wikis for summative and formative assessment"
Dr Marija Cubric, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Expert facilitator: Dr Peter Kandlbinder, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

  9am-10am The Theory and Practice of Assessment


"Principles of good assessment and feedback: Theory and practice"
Dr David Nicol, REAP Director, Strathclyde University, UK

"A Momentary Review of Assessment Principles"
Dr Steve Draper, University of Glasgow, UK

  2pm-3pm In-class vs out-of-class work by students - Discussion of:

 “Collaborative Assessment Using Clickers”
Maha Bali & Heather Keaney, American University in Cairo, Egypt

“Learning Gains… ‘My (ARS)’ The impact of student empowerment using Audience Response Systems Technology on Knowledge Construction, Student Engagement and Assessment”
Andy Sharp and Angela Sutherland, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Expert facilitator: Dr Steve Draper, University of Glasgow, UK

30th May 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

31st May 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

  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