“A review of the assessment and feedback landscape in 2012 revealed that this is an area where traditional practices predominate and remain ‘stubbornly resistant to change’. With students expressing less satisfaction with assessment and feedback than with any other aspect of their learning experience, change is both desirable and necessary in many areas” (Jisc, 2014).
“from the students’ point of view assessment always defines the actual curriculum” (Ramsden, 1992)
Students need to be made aware of the benefits of engaging with assessment and feedback practice and developing their own evaluative capabilities in terms of improving their personal employability. (Jisc, 2013)
“Many of todays students are entering online classroom with a higher level of technical skill than their instructors possess” (Palloff and Pratt, 2009)