Category Archives: standards

Marking Essays Causes Mental Depletion

We always knew it, didn’t we? At the start of a session we’re more meticulous about our marking than we are later in the process when we are far more likely to make a ‘gut’ decision or a ‘near enough is good … Continue reading

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Maintaining standards in assessment

AUTC is the Australia Universities Teaching Committee. In 2002 they issued several papers aimed at assisting universities to maintain standards in assessment and to respond to new issues. Paper One – A new era in assessing student learning Two new … Continue reading

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