Work-engaged learning:towards a paradigm shift in assessment

Yorke, Mantz (2011) Work-engaged learning:towards a paradigm shift in assessment. Quality in Higher Education, 17 (1). pp. 117-130. ISSN 1353-8322

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Student engagement with the world of work or voluntary service has become increasingly prominent in higher education curricula as nations and states seek competitive advantage for their economies. Developments in assessment have lagged behind developments in curricula. It is argued that the incorporation of work‐engaged learning into curricula requires a paradigm shift in assessment methodology. Even without such a paradigm shift, work‐engaged learning poses some significant challenges for the assurance of quality and standards.

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