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Involving students in the scholarship of assessment: student voices on the feedback agenda for change

Book Chapter
Sambell, K. (2013)
Involving students in the scholarship of assessment: student voices on the feedback agenda for change. In S. Merry, M. Price, D. Carless, & M. Taras (Eds.), Reconceptualising feedback in higher education: developing dialogue with students, (80-91). Taylor & Francis
This chapter focuses on an initiative which sought to promote and deepen students’ awareness, reflection and conceptual development with regard to assessment for learning (McD...

Engaging students through assessment

Book Chapter
Sambell, K. (2013)
Engaging students through assessment. In E. Dunne, & D. Owen (Eds.), The student engagement handbook : practice in higher education, (379-396). Emerald
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Beyond face value: playing the game with 'Sara's face

Book Chapter
Sambell, K. (2013)
Beyond face value: playing the game with 'Sara's face. In A. Waller (Ed.), Melvin Burgess, (81-97). Palgrave Macmillan
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“Here’s looking at you, kid.’’ From Big Brother to Big Brother: teenagers under surveillance

Book Chapter
Sambell, K. (2012)
“Here’s looking at you, kid.’’ From Big Brother to Big Brother: teenagers under surveillance. In C. Ní Bhroin, & P. Kennon (Eds.), What do we tell the children? : critical essays on children's literature, (182-195). Cambridge Scholars Publishing
This chapter discusses the ways in which the young adult author, Melvin Burgess, engages with the theme of surveillance. It will focus on his 2006 novel, Sara's Face, arguing...

‘This was really different!' Alternative perspectives on the student experience of assessment: alienation and engagement

Book Chapter
Sambell, K. (2012)
‘This was really different!' Alternative perspectives on the student experience of assessment: alienation and engagement. In I. Solomonides, . A. Reid, & P. Petocz (Eds.), Engaging with learning in higher education, (185-208). Libri Publishing
This chapter focuses on students' experiences of engagement in the context of assessment. It explores one case study, which formed part of a university-wide attempt to promot...

Enquiry-based learning and formative assessment environments: student perspectives.

Journal Article
Sambell, K. (2010)
Enquiry-based learning and formative assessment environments: student perspectives. Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 4(1), 52-61
This paper outlines case study research into first-year students’ experiences of enquiry based learning (EBL) on a year-long introductory theory module. Students were supporte...

The medium became the message: the MEDAL project as learning space.

Book Chapter
Samberll, K., & Gibson, M. (2009)
The medium became the message: the MEDAL project as learning space. In L. Hodsdon, & R. Segal (Eds.), FDTL voices : drawing from learning and teaching projects, (100-107). Higher Education Academy
Our contribution offers a retrospective glimpse into some perspectives on the MEDAL (Making a difference: educational development to enhance academic literacy) project, a thre...

Evaluating assessment strategies through collaborative evidence‐based practice: can one tool fit all?

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McDowell, L., Smailes, J., Sambell, K., Sambell, A., & Wakelin, D. (2008)
Evaluating assessment strategies through collaborative evidence‐based practice: can one tool fit all?. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45(2), 143-153. https://doi.org/10.1080/14703290801950310
This paper reports on a collaborative project to improve assessment undertaken by a cross discipline group of university lecturers (Business, Engineering and Psychology) using...

The role of formative ‘low-stakes’ assessment in supporting non-traditional students’ retention and progression in higher education: student perspectives

Journal Article
Sambell, K., & Hubbard, A. (2004)
The role of formative ‘low-stakes’ assessment in supporting non-traditional students’ retention and progression in higher education: student perspectives. Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning, 6(2), 25-36
There is little doubt that strategies to widen participation in UK higher education are having a significant impact on institutions, curricula and staff (Collins & Lim, 2002)....

Carnivalising the future: a new approach to theorising childhood and adulthood in science fiction for young readers

Journal Article
Sambell, K. (2004)
Carnivalising the future: a new approach to theorising childhood and adulthood in science fiction for young readers. Lion and the Unicorn, 28(2), 247-261
The comic narrative strategies that Reeve uses in Mortal Engines set it apart from the bulk of deeply serious, starkly pessimistic science fiction for young readers. Sambell i...

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