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Using seminars to assess computing students

Prigmore, Martyn (2011) Using seminars to assess computing students. Innovation in Teaching and Learning in Information and Computer Sciences (ITALICS), 10 (3). ISSN 1473-7507

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      Abstract

      This paper uses five years worth of assessment and feedback data to analyse the effectiveness of student-led seminars as an assessment strategy on a final year undergraduate e-commerce module. The strategy, which involves offering students opportunities to improve their grade by using multiple assessment points, is found to be effective but to suffer from inefficiencies for both student and teacher. A literature review provides ideas for improvements which retain the benefits of the strategy while reducing the workload for both students and teachers.

      Item Type: Article
      Additional Information: Reproduced by permission of The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences ITALICS Journal. © ITALICS Journal
      Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
      Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
      School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
      School of Computing and Engineering > Serious Games Research Group
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      Depositing User: Martyn Prigmore
      Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2011 14:35
      Last Modified: 17 Jan 2012 11:30
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/11802

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