formative assessment

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    Booking now open for the Education Symposium 2017: Putting assessment at the heart of the student experience

Booking now open for the Education Symposium 2017: Putting assessment at the heart of the student experience

The Educational Strategy Unit, Teaching and Learning Centre and LSE LIFE would like to welcome all colleagues and LSE PhD students to the Education Symposium 2017. The Symposium will take place on 10th May from 9.45-14.00 on the 8th Floor of the New Academic Building. Guests are welcome to attend the whole event, or any of the sessions outlined […]

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Assessment diversity at LSE

In this feature for week 2 of our mini-series inspired by LSE departments’ Assessment and Feedback Statements, Dr Claire Gordon reports on the School’s move towards greater diversity in assessment and shares some examples of it in practice

 

In recent years there has been encouragement at LSE for programme and course convenors to broaden out assessment practice at the master’s and undergraduate […]

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‘Inception’ reports, essay outlines and reflective writing: examples of formative assessment at LSE

For this first feature in our mini-series on assessment and feedback, based on LSE departments’ Assessment and Feedback Statements, academic developer Ellis Saxey explores the variety of formative assessment being practised in several departments and the benefits it can afford for summative assessment

The recent Assessment and Feedback Statements from LSE departments have made visible a great variety of formative assessment […]

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Resource of the week: principles of good formative assessment

This is the first of a mini-series of posts on assessment and feedback, inspired by the Assessment and Feedback Statements written by LSE’s academic departments last year. Over the next three weeks we’ll be focusing on three key themes that emerged from the statements – the relationship between summative and formative assessment, assessment diversity and feedback practices – with a resource […]

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Formative assessment: an easy win-win

As Monday’s resource, the HEA report A Marked Improvement: Transforming assessment in higher education, made clear, the issue of assessment is likely to remain a key concern amongst higher education institutions for years to come. In this post, we focus on one of the recommendations put forward by the authors of A Marked Improvement and propose that the current mix […]

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