Assessment Workshop

Better Judgement: Improving assessors’ management of factors affecting their judgement

Are you involved in assessing students in oral- or practice-based situations? If so, then this event is an opportunity for you to learn how to make better judgements about students’ performance.

Competency-based education is becoming ever more popular, but its assessment is not easy. Human judgement plays a necessary part in all assessment programmes. However, human judgement is vulnerable to judgement biases. This workshop will trial materials developed as part of the Office for Learning & Teaching funded project ‘Better Judgement’ that focuses on improving the validity of human judgements in observation-based assessment (e.g. orals, Work-Integrated Learning assessment).

This practical workshop will include information on judgement biases in assessment with examples, videoed sample exercise cases, training exercises and some of strategies to avoid biases. Staff from all disciplines and Higher Education institutions are welcome. The workshop will run for 3 hours and will include an opportunity for networking over morning tea.

Support for this activity has been provided by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. The views expressed in this activity do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.



- Assessment Workshop PAST SESSION (collapse)

Fri, 30 Nov 2012
08:45AM - 01:00PM
All day:
Flinders University Victoria Square, Room 2.3, Level 2, 182 Victoria Square (cnr Flinders Street), Adelaide, SA, 5000, Australia

  • Staff
  • Researchers
  • Employers
  • Professor Lambert Schuwirth
  • Dr Lisa Schmidt
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