Reading list: assessment

Assessment in higher education: Useful references and further reading

Bloxham, S. and Boyd, P. (2007) Developing effective assessment in higher education: a practical guide, Maidenhead:  Open University Press .

Boud, D. (1995) Enhancing learning through self-assessment, London: Routledge.

Bowl, M. (2003) Non-traditional entrants to higher education ‘they talk about people like me’, Stoke on Trent, UK: Trentham Books.

Brown, S. and Knight, P. (1994) Assessing learners in higher education: London: Kogan Page.

Brown, S., Race, P. and Smith, B. (2005) 500 Tips on Assessment: 2nd edition, London: Routledge.

Brown, S., Rust, C. and Gibbs, G. (1994) Strategies for diversifying assessment, Oxford: OCSD.

Flint, N. R and Johnson, B. (2011) Towards fairer university assessment: recognising the concerns of students, London: Routledge.

Gibbs, G. (1999) Using assessment strategically to change the way students learn, in Brown, S. and Glasner, A. (eds.) Assessment Matters in Higher Education: Choosing and Using Diverse Approaches, Maidenhead: SRHE/Open University Press.

Gibbs, G. (2008) Designing assessment to support student learning, keynote at Leeds Met Staff Development Festival.

Gibbs, G. (2010) Using assessment to support student learning, Leeds: Leeds Met Press.

Hamilton, D., Qian, D. and Hinton, L. (2007) International students: Do satisfaction, attendance and results correlate? Challenges for teachers, Sydney: ISSOTL 2007 (The 2007 Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning), University of New South Wales.

Hamilton, D., Qian, D. and Hinton, L. (2008) International students: does attendance as an indicator of involvement correlate with assessment performance?, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia: Lifelong Learning: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures: Keynote and refereed papers from the 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference, Central Queensland University, , pp.188-194.

Hilton, A. (2003) Saving our Students (SoS) embedding successful projects across institutions, Project Report: York: Higher Education Academy.

Huxham, M. (2007) Fast and effective feedback: are model answers the answer?, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 601–611

Kneale, P. E. (1997)The rise of the “strategic student”: how can we adapt to cope? in Armstrong, S., Thompson, G. and Brown, S. (eds.) Facing up to Radical Changes in Universities and Colleges, London: Kogan Page, pp.119-139.

Northedge, A. (2003) Enabling participation in academic discourse, Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2003, pp.169-180.

Peelo, M. and Wareham, T. (eds.) (2002) Failing Students in higher education, Maidenhead, UK: SRHE/Open University Press.

Pickford, R. and Brown, S. (2006) Assessing skills and practice, London: Routledge

Race, P. (2006) The Lecturers Toolkit: 3rd edition, London: Routledge.

Race, P. (2010) Making Learning Happen: 2nd edition, London: Sage.

Sadler, D. R. (1989) Formative assessment and the design of instructional systems, Instructional Science 18, 119-144.

Sambell, K., McDowell, L and Brown,  S (1997) But is it fair?: An exploratory study of student perceptions of the consequent validity of assessment, Studies in Educational Evaluation 23 (4) pp.349-371.

Yorke, M. (1999) Leaving Early: Undergraduate Non-Completion in Higher Education, London: Taylor and Francis.

Yorke, M. and Longden, B. (2004) Retention and Student Success in Higher Education, Maidenhead: Open University Press.