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Natalie Usher awarded Doctor of Philosophy degree Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Congratulations to Natalie Usher who has successfully defended her thesis “Learning about Academic Writing through Holistic Peer Assessment”. Her examiners were Professor David Boud, University of Technology, Sydney and Professor Jo-Anne Baird, Oxford University. In her thesis, Natalie synthesised assessment and self-regulated learning theory to model how students might learn from peer assessment. She put […]

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A collaboration visit from Sølvi Lillejord and Kristin Børte Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Professor Sølvi Lillejord (Director of the Knowledge Centre, Norwegian Research Council) and Kristin Børte (Knowledge Centre for Education, Norway) visited OUCEA in June to work with Therese Hopfenbeck and Jessica Chan on the project Potential impact of research on assessment for learning: A systematic review of review. The project aims to analyse how researchers use their findings to advise […]

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AFLA meeting in Oxford Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Professor Anjum Halai visited OUCEA today for a meeting with Therese Hopfenbeck and Kristine Gorgen. They worked on the AFLA project discussing the coding of school assessment data. More information about the project can be found here.  

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Dr Diana Arya hosts Brown Bag Lunch in Department of Education Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Dr Diana Arya, visiting OUCEA from the University of California, Santa Barbara, hosted a Brown Bag Lunch in the Department of Education on 13th June. Her presentation was titled “Measuring Reading Strategy Use in a Multilingual Context” and the abstract was as follows: In increasingly globalized and diverse societies, calls have been made for education to […]

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Rethinking traditional survey-based research methods Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

On June 11th Dr Andy Maul, visiting OUCEA from University of California, Santa Barbara, gave a seminar at the Department of Education titled ‘Rethinking traditional survey-based research methods.’ The abstract is below: “It is commonly believed that self-report, survey-based instruments can be used to measure a wide range of human properties of relevance to education and the […]

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