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Workshop and Seminar Series 2012

Self-assessment: strategies and software to stimulate learning

This event took place on 11th June 2012 at 10:15am (09:15 GMT)
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
10:15 Welcome and introduction Erica Morris, HEA; Steve Swithenby, eSTEeM (OU) 10:35 Perspectives and questions about self-assessment (TGM) 10:45 How does testing affect learning and retention – for good or ill? John Kleeman, QuestionMark 11:05 Ipsative assessment: comparison with past performance Gwyneth Hughes, IoE 11:25 Self-assessment with Certainty-Based Marking Tony Gardner-Medwin, UCL 11:45 Break 12:00 How do students engage with assessment? Sally Jordan, OU 12:20 Peerwise: Video (Paul Denny, NZ) & Discussion (SJ) 12:30 Introduction to posters 12:45 Lunch and Poster session 13:45 Discussion of posters 14:00 Opening up multiple choice: assessing with confidence Jon Rosewell, OU 14:15 Getting the right students to use self-assessments Nancy Curtin, Imperial 14:30 Self-assessment in specific disciplines: MATHS Tim Lowe, OU 14:45 Self-assessment in specific disciplines: LANGUAGE Maria Fernandez-Toro, OU 15:00 Break 15:15 Specific Issues in other disciplines? Open 15:25 On-going improvements in Moodle to support self-assessment Tim Hunt, OU 15:40 Discussion: where next with self-assessment? Open
10:15 am Session1
12:00 pm Session2
3:15 pm Sesion3

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