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BALEAP PIM: Assessing the assessors

23rd February 2019

£100.00 – £150.00

The Birmingham International Academy at the University of Birmingham has hosted a BALEAP PIM on the theme Assessing the assessors: reviewing assessment practices in (and beyond) EAP.

BALEAP PIM Programme

Please click on the names below to access presentation slides:

  1. Tony Green – Plenary – Assessing the assessment: Tests of academic language proficiency
  2. Shazad Khan – Developing teacher assessment literacy in HE: the case of critical thinking
  3. Michael Salmon – Using subject specificity to encourage good academic practice
  4. Sophia Vanttinen-Newton & Chloe Courtenay – What do Mathematics students need to write at university and how can we assess them?
  5. Fiona Long & Will Brantingham – How redevelopment of a reading assessment has improved teacher and student assessment literacy on a pre-sessional course
  6. Nicholas Bostock & Marie Hanlon – Developing a portfolio assessment for foundation students
  7. Bruce Howell – Transplanting a British EAP programme to Malaysia: Not easy!
  8. Ruth Arrowsmith – Inclusive EAP assessment – or is it? Meeting the challenge of neurodiversity and students with learning differences
  9. Gerard Sharpling – We have to assess the students but how? Using reflective e-portfolios for assessing post-graduate STEM students following credit-bearing modules in scientific writing
  10. Liz MacDougall – Covering all the bases: Designing assessments for a bespoke pre-sessional programme
  11. Adina Pirtea & Karl Nightingale – Audio-Feedback: a useful approach for international students?
  12. Cathryn Overall & Richard Nickalls – Human versus machine: evaluation of the BIA’s “Academic Paraphrase Practice” automated marked application
  13. Sebastian Kozbial – The curious case of feedback: How to enhance quality and usefulness of formative feedback
  14. Mike Garbutt – Stakeholders’ perceptions of the validity of international English language entry assessments used on a summer pre-sessional course of a UK university
  15. Huahui Zhao – Creating accessible, feasible and useful self-assessment grids based on the ELP: an evidence-based approach
  16. Eddie Cowling & Peter Holt – From ghost-writing to learner engagement in writing assessment: how can an open book exam help?
  17. Mike Groves & Klaus Mundt – Distraction or development: What are the potential effects of Google Translate in EAP assessments?
  18. Caroline Fletcher – Innovations in developing teacher assessment literacy: a scholarship circle model
  19. Steve Issitt – Reading into writing: a new integrated test and the avoidance of plagiarism
  20. Sebastian Kozbial & Michael Salmon – Assessing note-taking without wading through the notes: can/should it be done?


23rd February 2019
£100.00 – £150.00
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