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Assessment practice in action: Case studies from Coventry University

Assessment practice in action: Case studies from Coventry University.
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So far in this course you’ve reflected on some of your own assessment and feedback practices.

You’re now invited to gain insight and inspiration from academics within the Coventry University Group by exploring some assessment case studies.

These case studies showcase the innovative ways in which Coventry University colleagues from across disciplines have developed their assessment practices in order to provide their students with meaningful learning experiences.

Access the collection of assessment case studies from Coventry University’s Academic Development website.

Once on the page, scroll down to the Assessment case studies collection and browse the materials.

You’ll notice each case study has a title, the name of the academic and their subject area. Each case study is provided in PDF format and is designed to be read quickly and easily, with only a few pages of content.

Some of the terminology in the case studies will reflect the concepts you’ve engaged with in this course. Other terms may be less familiar, but the overall sense of the narrative should still be clear. In fact, these case studies will give you an idea of some of the assessment-related topics you will have a chance to investigate if you go on to study the full PGCLaTHE.

Your task

Choose two case studies to read in full and explore them in relation to your own practice. You might like to find case studies provided by academics who are working in a similar discipline to you or who are teaching students at a similar level.
Note down any ideas or tips that you gain from reading the case studies and think about how you could incorporate these into your own practice.


Academic Development. (n.d). Assessment case studies. Coventry University. Web link

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