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Student Success: assessment podcast

06 Jun 2022 | Advance HE The first in a series of two podcasts previewing the findings of an Advance HE literature review on assessment and feedback. Edd Pitt and Kathleen M. Quinlan discuss the assessment side of the literature review and the importance of making assessment more authentic.

Student Success is a six-month longitudinal project for the Connect Benefit Series 2021-22 focusing on assessment and feedback, as well as flexible learningemployability, and access, retention, attainment and progression.

This is the first in a series of two podcasts previewing the findings of a literature review on assessment and feedback, looking into research articles published between 2016 and 2021. 

In the first episode, Edd Pitt, Senior Lecturer Higher Education and Academic Practice at the University of Kent and Kathleen M Quinlan, Professor in Higher Education and Director of the Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Kent discuss the assessment side of the literature review.

Kathleen sets out the importance of assessment, saying it “should be about promoting students' learning. And that of course links very closely to feedback which is the other half of our review.” Edd meanwhile points out that the review argues “that effective assessment practices should integrate as many, what we're calling here, powerful learning principles as possible.”

Listen to the podcast here.

Assessment and Feedback Literature Review 2016-2021
This podcast follows the publication of our 'Assessment and Feedback literature review: 2016-2021'. Additional podcasts, webinars and summits also accompany the literature review. Find out more


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