Marking matters is a set of resources that are designed to enhance marking practices and – ultimately – student assessment and learning.
It forms a core part of the continued focus on enhancing marking practices at ARU, including improving academic staff confidence in the marking process, and fairness and consistency in marking approaches.
At ARU there is an established process involving first marking, internal moderation, external moderation and Departmental Assessment Panels, and university generic marking standards. The principles of equity, clarity, objectivity and independence in assessment procedures can be met by adhering to this process.
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Dr Erica Morris and Professor Margaret Price look at enhancing marking practices, including the importance of equity in student assessment, consistency in the marking process, and what steps can be taken to improve consistency.
Dr Erica Morris and Professor Margaret Price discuss how consistency in marking can be influenced and how assessors can work together to develop a shared understanding of criteria and standards to improve practice.
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