Lightning Talks on assessment practice from the Royal Society of Chemistry

As part of the RSC’s University Teaching fellow’s network event, a meeting in January on the theme of Assessment for Learning, hosted at King’s by Helen Coulshed from NMS.

This consisted of a series of lightning talks from various universities in the UK on how they implement assessment for learning principles into their classroom practice. Click on this link to access the lecture capture

The talks are as follows:

  • Student Engagement with the marking process by Alice Collier (KCL)
  • Formative and summative lab skills by David Pugh and Nick Wood (University of York)
  • Students as partners in assessment and feedback by Anna Bertram (University of Nottingham)
  • Using the KASE framework for student self-assessment by Laura Oxley (KCL Careers and Employability)
  • Two-stage exams in Physics by Furqaan Yusaf (KCL)
  • Embedding theory in investigative work online by Nick Chatterton and Eleanor Crabbe (OU)
  • Developing peer assessment ability using ‘presentation bingo’ by Helen Coulshed (KCL)
  • Online conferencing as assessment by Simon Collinson  (OU)
  • Developing a baseline assessment in Maths by Bozidar Butorac (KCL)

The afternoon session featured a panel discussion with four academics from KCL who have experience with assessment for learning in various capacities:

Jamie Baras from Informatics

Alison Snape from Biosciences

Jayne Pearson from King’s Academy

Katherine Aston from Kings’ Centre for Research in Education in STEM 

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