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Scholarly Practice
Extend your scholarly understanding of assessment principles (theories) and practices by exploring the references cited at the end of this handbook and or accessing publications from the following and other sources.
Publications and Scholarly Activities
Search for "assessment in higher education" using
Search PrimoSearch for "Higher education assessment" | Seach Google Scholar
or Avondale Libraries

Researching Assessment

What are the different kinds of research?

  • Intradisciplinary: working within a single discipline
  • Crossdisciplinary: viewing one discipline from the perspective of another
  • Multidisciplinary: people from different disciplines working together, each drawing on their disciplinary knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary: integrating knowledge and methods from different disciplines, using a real synthesis of approaches
  • Transdisciplinary: creating a unity of intellectual frameworks beyond the disciplinary perspectives
  • Interinstitutional: people working across more than one institution

Assessment journals - the following journals are on the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) list

Assessment conferences - Have you ever considered contributing and attending a conference about assessment

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