Purposes and principles of assessment

Further reading

Biggs, J (1999), Chapter 8, Assessing for learning quality in Teaching for quality learning at university. Buckingham: SRHE/OUP

Brown, G et al (1997), Assessing student learning in higher education. London: Routledge

Brown, S, Race, P and Smith, B (1996), 500 Tips on assessment. London: Kogan Page

Brown, S, Rust, C and Gibbs, G (1994), Strategies for diversifying assessment. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development

Falchikov, N (2004) Improving Assessment Through Student Involvement: Practical Solutions for Higher and Further Education Teaching and Learning. London: Routledge Falmer

Gibbs, G and Simpson, C (2002) Does your assessment support your students’ learning available at http://isis.ku.dk/kurser/blob.aspx?feltid=157744.

Habeshaw, S, Gibbs, G and Habeshaw, T (1993), 53 Interesting ways to assess your students. Bristol: TES

Haines, C (2004) Assessing Students' Written Work: Marking Essays and Reports. London: Routledge Falmer

Newble, D and Cannon, R (1995), Chapter 6, Assessing the students, in A Handbook for teachers in Universities and Colleges. London: Kogan Page

Ramsden, P (1992), Chapter 10, Assessing for understanding, in Learning to teach in higher education. London: Routledge

Rowntree, D (1977), Assessing students - How shall we know them? London: Harper Row

Rust, C (2001) A briefing on assessment of large groups: LTSN Generic Centre Assessment Series No. 12, York, LTSN, available from: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk