Book Chapter

Assessment and learning partnerships in an online environment

P Griffin, J Crigan, E Care, N Awwal, P Robertson, M Pavlovic

Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications | Published : 2014

Abstract

This chapter shows how the online environment is used to promote quality teaching within a research project conducted by the Assessment Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. The project investigates how teacher teams use assessment data to inform teaching decisions and extensive efforts are made to check their learning through performance assessment procedures that monitor their discipline and pedagogy skills development. Teachers from the project are involved in a professional development course. The ways in which they adopt the knowledge, skills, and attitudes addressed by the course are tracked, along with assessment data from their students. The online environment is used to de..

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