A poster about posters: Evaluating the use of a ‘conference-style poster’ as a form of assessment.

POSTER Author(s) Laura Wilkinson Abstract The need to use assessments that are inclusive and authentic is increasing. One assessment approach is the ‘poster presentation’. This ‘poster about posters’ presents pedagogic evidence for and against the use of posters for assessment and offers suggestions for how to mitigate limitations of this approach. Finally, feedback from final…

Developing a formative assessment strategy for a practical study skills workshop

POSTER Author(s) Frances Thornton Abstract This poster outlines the development of a formative assessment strategy to develop skills and enhance autonomous learning, using a three-step approach to learning through assessment and feedback adapted from a revised edition of Blooms Taxonomy (Anderson et al., 2001). 1. Remember: A group based icebreaker task, employed to gauge prior…

The student becomes the teacher: Employability comes full-circle

POSTER Author (s) Denise Thyer, Jodie Croxall Abstract Swansea University is leading the way for Employability being Welsh University of the Year 2017 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017) and being in the UK Top 15 for Graduate Employment (Guardian University League Table 2017).One driver for this success has been the opportunities…

Consideration of the implications of the feedback process for nursing students on summative assessments

POSTER Author (s) Sarah Tait Abstract Background Internationally, assessment feedback is a pedagogical necessity and plays a vital role in student development (Li and Barnard, 2011). Nevertheless, evidence suggests that students across the globe are dissatisfied with assessment feedback (Carless, 2006; Khowaja and Gul, 2014; Li and Barnard, 2011; Tuvesson and Borglin, 2014). Aim The…