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The value of programme-wide approach to assessment.

Knight, Peter T. (2000) The value of programme-wide approach to assessment. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 25 (3). pp. 237-251. ISSN 0260-2938

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Abstract

Reliability is important in the academic judgements that higher education institutions pass to employers, graduate schools and other stakeholders. However, there are well-known limits to the levels of reliability that can be reached at reasonable cost and without sacrificing validity. It is argued that a systemic approach to the assessment of student learning shows how resources may be freed up to invest in securing more reliable assessments where they are desirable and might reasonably be had.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Educational Research
ID Code: 24346
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 09 Mar 2009 10:24
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:24
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/24346

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