Profile of Assessment Practices in Irish Higher Education

Profile of Assessment Practices in Irish Higher Education

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National Forum

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Teaching & Learning

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Assessment & Feedback, National Forum Publications

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CC BY

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PDF

Keywords

assessment, continuous assessment, exams, feedback, ISSE, load, methods, national, scholarship

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Insight: Profile of Assessment Practices in Irish Higher Education

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This insight summarises the main findings from the recent report which profiled documented assessment practices across a sample of 30 undergraduate degree programmes. The study explored whether and how assessment practices differ between fields of study and shared insights regarding students’ experiences of assessment across Irish higher education.

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