Assessment and Feedback Under Disruptive Circumstances in Trans-National Education

Ur Rehman, M. et al. (2020) Assessment and Feedback Under Disruptive Circumstances in Trans-National Education. In: IEEE TALE 2020, 8-11 Dec 2020, pp. 287-294. ISBN 9781728169422 (doi:10.1109/TALE48869.2020.9368427)

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and the lock-down and social distancing strategies adopted to contain it have drastically affected our daily lives and the routine businesses. Provision of educational services in a continuous and useful manner in such circumstances is a massive challenge and requires innovative methods. Effective assessment and feedback play a pivotal role in traditional teaching and learning approaches and it is of even more vital importance in disruptive conditions. This paper discusses different assessment and feedback techniques in the online delivery of higher education courses in lockdown scenarios. The effectiveness of these approaches is evaluated through qualitative and quantitative study of student and staff feedback for an engineering course being delivered as part of a transnational education (TNE) program. In the light of the results, recommendations are made to improve the assessment and feedback activities in disruptive circumstances.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ansari, Dr Imran and Ponciano, Dr Joao and Abbas, Dr Hasan and Abbasi, Dr Qammer and Centeno, Dr Anthony and Imran, Professor Muhammad and Ur Rehman, Dr Masood and Hussain, Dr Sajjad and Heidari, Dr Hadi and Abdulghani, Dr Amir Mohamed
Authors: Ur Rehman, M., Hussain, S., Ansari, I., Abdulghani, A. M., Centeno, A., Abbas, H., Heidari, H., Hong, Y., Ponciano, J., Abbasi, Q. H., Qadir, J., and Imran, M. A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Systems Power and Energy
ISSN:2470-6698
ISBN:9781728169422
Published Online:08 March 2021
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 IEEE
First Published:First published in 2020 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE)
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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