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Minimising plagiarism
Understanding plagiarism, why it occurs and planning appropriate responses.

36 strategies to minimise plagiarism
Strategies gathered from a range of sources, including suggestions and advice from the Australian academic community.

Assessing large classes
Five major challenges relating to the assessment of large classes and appropriate responses to those strategies.

Assessing group work
The rationale for group work, common issues and concerns, designing effective group activities, suggestions for assessment options and determining grades.

Assessing students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education
Helping students understand assessment expectations, overcoming six assessment challenges, the debate on compensatory grading for international students.

A new era in assessing student learning
The assessment issues currently facing higher education.

Core principles
Checklist for quality in student assessment, the student's view of assessment, reconsidering the role of assessment.

Tips for new staff
Basic advice on assessment, including 12 principles of effective assessment.

On-line assessment
Discussion of the benefits and costs of on-line assessment. 34 strategies for developing effective on-line assessment.

Quality and standards
What individual academics can do about standards.

 

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Minimising plagiarism
Understanding plagiarism, why it occurs and planning appropriate responses. Includes 36 strategies to minimise plagiarism.

Advice on plagiarism detection software
Effectiveness of software, guide to available packages, comparison of features.

Assessing large classes
Five major challenges relating to the assessment of large classes and appropriate
responses to those strategies.

A new era in assessing student learning
The assessment issues currently facing higher education.

Core principles
Checklist for quality in student assessment, the student's view of assessment, reconsidering the role of assessment.

Tips for new staff
Basic advice on assessment, including 12 principles of effective assessment.

Assessing group work
The rationale for group work, common issues and concerns, designing effective group activities, suggestions for assessment options and determining grades.

Immersing a faculty in assessment: Making an organisational cultural shift
Case study of the faculty of business at Queensland Univeristy of Technology. An example of how a sustained focus on assessment issues can provide the vehicle for discussion of the wider curriculum and the quality of student learning. A useful blueprint for considering how a similar change process could be undertaken in other settings.

Assessing students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education
Helping students understand assessment expectations, overcoming six assessment challenges, the debate on compensatory grading for international students.

Advice for students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian higher education
Practical guide for students, including how to overcome issues associated with unintentional cheating, tutorial participation, group work, communicating in Australian English, oral presentations.

A model assessment plan
A model of good practice in assessment in higher education.
The evolution of assessment from 1st year to 4th year Engineering at Deakin University, including the underpinning assessment principles, methods and rationale.

A comparison of norm-referencing and criterion-referencing methods for determining student grades in higher education
Definitions and comparison of two grading methods.

On-line assessment
Discussion of the benefits and costs of on-line assessment. 34 strategies for developing effective on-line assessment.

Quality and standards
What individual academics can do about standards.

Renewing policy and practice: Frameworks for institutional, faculty and department action policy
Practical ways in which assessment policy and practice can be reviewed and renewed.

 
 

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