Implementing Ipsative Assessment

RESEARCHERS: Dr Gwyneth Hughes, Kaori Okumoto, Elizabeth Wood Faculty of Policy and Society, Institute of Education TRA6 G Hughes (Final Report) [pdf, 786kb]   SUMMARY: Distance learners rely on effective assessment and feedback for motivation and for learning. There is evidence from a previous study that an ipsative approach to assessment (assessment based on a comparison … Continue reading

Use of ipsative assessment in distance learning

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  RESEARCHERS: Gwyneth Hughes, Kaori Okumoto, Megan Crawford Faculty of Policy and Society, Institute of Education TRA5 G Hughes (final report) [pdf, 297kb]   ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research is to explore the potential of using ipsative assessment (assessment based on previous performance) to motivate learners. A literature review has indicated that existing criteria … Continue reading