Assessment videos

These three videos cover principles and practice of assessment in Higher Education. The first two look at assessment design broadly, while the third focuses more specifically on how the broad principles might apply to assessment in online courses.

1. Key concepts in assessment (9min 30 sec)

In this video Greg Benfield gives a general briefing on assessment. The purpose is to provide you with a foundation in the key theoretical concepts in assessment design: validity, reliability, fairness and constructive alignment. 

Key concepts in assessment vidcast transcript

2. Assessment for learning (15 min)

In this video Greg Benfield discusses some current issues in assessment in Higher Education, with a focus on improving feedback processes. The topics covered are: engaging students in assessment; problems with feedback; improving feedback processes.

Assessment for learning vidcast transcript

Last modified: Friday, 7 March 2014, 04:49 PM