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Staff developers, lecturers and researchers in both higher and further education institutions will welcome this comprehensive yet critical guide to achieving effective student involvement in assessment. Based on worldwide literature on the topic and over fifteen years of research by the author, it includes chapters on self, peer, collaborative and group assessment and feedback, as well as taking a look at key issues such as reliability, viability and maintenance of quality. Problems associated with student involvement are also explored and practical solutions that can be implemented are discussed. This highly accessible book is grounded in day-to-day practice and is full of helpful advice, provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and gives suggestions for further reading throughout.
Dr Nancy Falchikov is a Research Fellow in the Department of Higher and Community Education , University of Edinburgh. She is also tutor on the post-graduate certificate in Learning and Teaching at Napier University.