Learning and Teaching Forum

Assessment as Learning

5 May 2011

This Forum:

  • focused on assessment as an integral part of learning
  • explored the role feedback plays in assessment
  • showcased some technologies that can help us assess learning and improve feedback
  • identified areas for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our assessment practices


This Forums keynote; Learning oriented assessment, what it is and how to do it, was presented by Associate Professor David Carless from the University of Hong Kong.

Presentation slides available here.


Forum agenda available here.


Workshop 1: Peermark/Grademark, Dr Shawn Ross, FASS, UNSW: Presentation slides available here.

Workshop 2: Assessment toolkit, Belinda Allen and Tim Allen, Learning & Teaching @ UNSW: Presentation available here.

Workshop 3: Interactive session: see summary notes here and full notes here.