Marking Time: Leading and Managing the Development of Assessment in Higher Education

Kathryn Coleman and Adele Flood (eds)

Published by The Learner, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing

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This book highlights the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Assessment as Learning Project, a three year process of assessment change in faculty. The UNSW Vice-Chancellor, Professor Frederick Hilmer charged faculties with a learning and teaching agenda to investigate ways to make quality assessment practices more effective and efficient for both staff and students. The examples provided in this edited collection demonstrate exemplary case studies and theoretical perspectives on learning, teaching, and assessment. This book presents leading research in assessment as learning with a focus on changing practices as well as discipline specific practices.

Keywords: Education, Educational Tests, Educational Evaluation

Book: Print (Paperback). Book: Electronic (PDF File; 11.365MB). Published by The Learner, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing, Champaign, Illinois.

Dr Kathryn Coleman

Educational Designer, Learning and Teaching Unit., UNSW, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Kathryn Coleman is a Lecturer at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. She has experience in academic development, educational design and a secondary visual arts education background. Kate researches social spaces and online learning and teaching. Kate is the Director of AAEEBL's International Research Group and Social Media Leader.

Dr. Adele Flood

Senior Lecturer, Curriculum Development Group Program Manager, Learning & Teaching @ UNSW, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

Dr Adele Flood has taught and worked across all levels of Education with an ongoing particular interest in Visual Arts Education. In the Tertiary Sector she has worked in Teacher Education for a number of years and more recently in Academic Development. Adele has expertise in curriculum development, assessment strategies and the alignment of Graduate Attributes with assessment and practice. She is a past president of Australian Institute of Art Education (AIAE) and is currently on the research board of The International Society of Education through Art (InSEA), She remains on the executive of Art Education Australia. She has written extensively on creativity and her most recent research is concerned with ideas of identity. She has a strong belief in the need of an individual to be heard and that notions of self should be explored by engaging in creative practice. In her current research Adele is exploring further, the ways recording narratives in visual diaries or journals can add to a person's understanding of self thereby enabling a change in their practice. Adele presents her research regularly at both national and international conferences and she has many published papers in the fields of Art Education, Narrative Inquiry and the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching. She has attended several UNESCO international learning summits and represented Australia at the UNESCO Regional forum in Nadi. Adele is a practising artist; in the exhibition Sojourn( March 2007)on which her presentation is based she presented a series of 30 gouache and acrylic paintings based upon her travels to the South of France.

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