Ejump/Orientation/Recommended Literature

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Boud, D. (ed) (2007). Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education. Routledge. 978-0-415-39779-7.

  • Book revisits assessment in higher education and examines it from the point of view of what assessment does and can do. Challenging the overwhelming dominance of marks and grades, expert contributors from a range of countries suggest that we need to think differently about assessment if it is to make a useful contribution to the educational purposes of higher education.

Bryan, C. & Clegg, K. (2006). Innovative Assessment in Higher Education. Routledge. 978-0-415-35642-8.

  • Throughout higher education, assessment is changing, driven by incresed class size, changing curricula, and the need to support students better. At the same time assessment regulations and external quality assurance demands are constraining assessment options, driven by worries about standards, reliability and plagiarism. This book is about the difficult process of changing assessment in sometimes unhelpful contexts.

Falchikov, N. (2001). Learning Together. Peer tutoring in higher education. Routledge. 0-415-18261.

  • This book explores student learning within the context of peer tutoring and offers a practical guide to activities. Book contains chapters on: promoting and planning peer tutoring, preparing students for learning this way, theoretical frameworks underlying the practice and beneficial effects associated with peer tutoring.

Mason, R. & Rennie, F. (2008). E-Learning and Social Networking Handbook. Routledge. 978-0-415-42607-7.

  • Book describes the changes what using social media has to pedagogy. T