Examples by subject area
The examples listed below are associated with particular disciplines and have been repeatedly trialled.
Identifying the elements within the task that contribute to life-long learning is another useful way of approaching assessment redesign.
With some planning and consideration of what is appropriate to your own classes and learning aims, these examples could be used in other disciplines too.
- See two examples for Business provided by Professor John Cowan of Edinburgh Napier University
- See this example of mooting for law students from Bond University (pdf 29 pages).
- Larcombe, W. & Malkin, I. (2008) Identifying students likely to benefit from language support in first-year law, Higher Education Research & Development, 27, 4 (December 2008): 319-329.
- See this capstone activity from Indiana State University
- See nine examples from Civil Engineering provided by Professor John Cowan of Edinburgh Napier University
- See this case study from Northumbria University (pp. 16-22)
See this example from The University of New South Wales
Arts and Social Sciences
- See this example from the University of Canberra
- See seven examples from Social Sciences provided by Professor John Cowan of Edinburgh Napier University
- See this case study in English Literature from Northumbria University (pp. 4-10)