BACK TO THE FUTURE: FACILITATING ASSESSMENT DESIGN, COLLABORATION, AND OUTCOMES ALIGNMENT WITH AN ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK

Philip J. MacKinnon, Alan Hayes, Ammar Aldaoud, Kristy C. Osborne, Louise Lexis, Kathy Tangalakis

Abstract


Aligning assessment questions to content and process variables is a collaborative activity. Robust practice requires participants to first make an individual judgement about the alignment, and then share their judgements and adjust them to work towards building consensus. In this workshop, attendees will participate in an interactive activity using the Australian Council for Educational Research's Swift platform to judge exam questions against the content and process variables of an assessment framework and then build consensus as a group. This will inform academics how they can use the framework in their own practice and within their own institution.

People from any disciplinary background are welcome to join us. We will be using life science example questions, but it will only be necessary to understand the intent of the question, not be able to answer it.

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