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Bulleted brain-dump of Graham Gibbs keynote on Assessment & Feedback at Learning @ City 2012 Conference
Gibbs key recommendation to improve student learning was to stop marking & turn summative assessments to formative ones. We were told it is more effect than anything else you can do.
- Formative-only assessment produces learning not summative assessment.
- Taking marks off things improves students performance.
- Students pay more attention to feedback when there is no grade.
- Summative to formative ratio in most UK universities is 10:1 It should be 1:10
Keynote PowerPoint Slides
Gibbs’ talk ended with a wider summary of recommendations: More >