Assessment and feedback in higher education: a review of literature for the Higher Education Academy


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This literature review has been undertaken for the Higher Education Academy (HEA). It explores recent scholarly contributions in the area of assessment and feedback in higher education (HE). The contents of this review are designed to 'help practitioners, policy makers and researchers to focus more effectively on relevant questions, issues or sources of evidence to inform their own research or practice'. The review explores two key questions: What key elements are highlighted in the literature as fundamental to the development of assessment in higher education that is high quality and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Quality; Higher education; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Literature review; Educational practice

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: York, England: Higher Education Academy, 2017

Physical description: 66 p.

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On cover: In partnership with Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 129.288

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