Incorporating authentic assessment into different university learning scenarios
Adie, Lenore E., Hee, Lisa, & Wharton, Lee (2010) Incorporating authentic assessment into different university learning scenarios. In Burden, Robert & Postlethwaite, Keith (Eds.) Emerging Trends In Higher Education Learning And Teaching : Proceedings of the TARC International Conference On Learning And Teaching, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, pp. 82-90.
There is a current requirement for universities to prepare graduates who are skilled in practical as well as theoretical knowledge of the workplace. It is argued in this paper that assessment, as integral to the teaching/learning process, should also relate to the real world context of the workplace, in that students are able to transform, use and apply the knowledge that they learn into these contexts. While assessment authentic for students in a university setting is often a difficult task for lecturers. This paper discusses three different learning contexts that involved different assessment experiences linked in some way to real world learning and application of the theory. The results of the trial indicated that as contexts became close to a real world experience, the sustainability of the assessment became more problematic. While acknowledging the difficulty of these practices, it is suggested that there is a need for a continuous cycle of evaluation amid some creative and innovative approaches to assessment practice.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||authentic assessment, assessment in higher education, HERN|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research|
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||23 Dec 2010 14:18|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 18:21|
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