AISHE 2013 Workshop with Professor Sally Brown
Friday 4th October 2013.
Topic: Innovative Assessment at Master’s Level
Venue: School of Nursing & Midwifery,
Trinity College Dublin,
D’Olier Street, Dublin 2.
Date: 10 am Friday 4th October 2013.
This Event is Closed
Registration Now Open (Registration Closes 23rd September 2013).
10.00 am Innovative Assessment at Master’s Level Professor Sally Brown
With support from the Higher Education Academy, PFHEA Sally Brown is offering a half-day workshop disseminating the outcomes of her National Teaching Fellowship project on innovative Masters level assessment.
Key aims of the project included promoting authentic assessment, exploring innovations designed to enhance employability, using higher levels of learning technologiesand promoting student engagement. In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to:
- Discuss issues concerning the boundaries between Masters and undergraduate level assessment
- Consider some innovative approaches to assessing at Masters level
- Review options for enhancing assessment in masters programmes
Attendees will receive a compendium of assessment innovations from the project.
Professor Sally Brown
Sally is Emerita Professor of Higher Education Diversity in Teaching and Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University and was until July 2010 PVC (Academic). She is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth and Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast and James Cook University (both in Queensland, Australia). Sally has worked in education for more than forty years and was, for five years, Director of Membership Services for the Institute for Learning and Teaching, prior to which she worked at the University of Northumbria at Newcastle for almost 20 years as a lecturer, educational developer and Head of Quality Enhancement. She is a National Teaching Fellow and was awarded a £200,000 NTFS grant for three years to research Innovative Assessment at Master’s level. She is widely published, largely in the field of teaching, learning and assessment.