Often maligned by students, group work has been perceived as a lazy approach to teaching, a cheap alternative to individual instruction. This is far from the truth.
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Raw marks and descriptive statistics are poor guides to what students do and don’t understand in a quiz. Item analysis helps you dive deeper and discover which questions students struggle with.
On average, how many emails do you get from students complaining about group work? How much time do you spend dealing with issues of student collaboration, accountability and time management? If this sounds familiar, you should try introducing students to collaborative platforms for their group assessments.
Here are five ways to improve the assessment process for both you and your students…based on the real experiences of five UTS academics.
A recent seminar at UTS revealed that assessment design is part of the solution to contract cheating.