One of the key principles of ARU's Assessment Protocol relates directly to fostering assessment literacy. This commitment is also reflected in our Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy 2015–17. Students' assessment literacy is developed through a combination of induction and tutorials, self- and peer-assessment activities and continuous dialogue with staff and their peers.
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Professor Margaret Price and Professor Sally Brown discuss assessment literacy: how it relates to student learning and its importance in building staff and student confidence in all aspects of assessment.
Professor Margaret Price and Professor Sally Brown look at the importance of taking an 'intentional approach' to cultivating assessment literacy among students, and how students need to gain an understanding of the quality of work required.