Monthly Archives: September 2012

Safety in numbers?

Maybe it’s just me, but there is something about quantitative data that I find vaguely comforting. There are numbers here! They must measure something useful! We can do things with them, like make a bar chart or, if there are … Continue reading

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What do you do with feedback?

Discussion about the purpose of feedback has a distinguished academic history (try Young 2000; Race 2001; Higgins, Hartley et al. 2002; Winter and Dye 2004; Carless 2006; Weaver 2006; Huxham 2007; Prowse, Duncan et al. 2007; Poulos and Mahony 2008; … Continue reading

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EAS12 conference, Dundee

The eAssessment Scotland conference in Dundee was a good way to begin the new academic year. With keynotes from David Boud, Russell Stannard and Cristina Costa, and no conference fee, the conference was very popular and there were over 300 … Continue reading

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