In case you are unaware, SALT and the School of Management have arranged a Teaching Enhancement Seminar. The seminar entitled Interventions in Summative Examinations is lead by Dr. Geertje van Keulen.
Dr van Keulen is an Associate Professor in Swansea University Medical School and the Lead-Organiser of Soapbox Science Swansea.
Dr. van Keulen will be coming to the Bay campus on March 15th, to talk about interventions in summative examinations that improve the student and staff experience, namely MCQs and seen exams.
The seminar will cover some of the advantages and disadvantages of MCQs as well as some more recent work undertaken by Geertje and colleagues in Medicine looking at seen examination questions. Their work on MCQs was published in the PLOS One ‘Negatively-Marked MCQ Assessments That Reward Partial Knowledge Do Not Introduce Gender Bias Yet Increase Student Performance and Satisfaction and Reduce Anxiety’ http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0055956
If you are looking at diversifying your assessments, enhancing student performance or developing their pedagogic research then this is a seminar for you. For more information and to book a place click on the Eventbright button below.
The session on 15th March will commence at 14:00 where teas and coffee will be served on arrival. We look forward to seeing you there!