Assessment for Applied Learning

Purpose of the proposed group
1) To organise a programme of seminars and workshops to share cutting-edge assessment practices and stimulate developments within SHU, in line with the University’s applied mission.
2) To seek collaboration and internal/ external funding to support new developments.
3) To establish a research network to inform, evaluate and disseminate assessment practices which foster applied learning.

Objectives of the proposed group

  • Create and develop an on-going programme of seminars and workshops relating to assessment practices fostering applied learning, including external speakers.
  • Create a University-wide research network on assessment practices which align to the University’s applied mission.
  • Create research projects supported by internal and/ or external funding on assessment practices fostering applied learning.
  • Increase the number of innovative assessment practices, using technology and/or work-based/ real life approaches.
  • Pedagogic publications.
  • Group main contacts
    Christine O’Leary
    Jayne Revill