“We look in more detail at the components of this life cycle later in this report: suffice it to say here that the effective management of assessment and feedback is central to the learning experience and encompasses a very wide spectrum of activity involving many different stakeholders. From an institutional perspective, ease of access to accurate, up-to-date assessment data is essential for the effective running of a range of business processes from quality assurance and marketing to long-term curriculum planning. From a tutor’s perspective, efficient management of assessment data can mean improving student learning without increasing workload e.g. having a timely overview of what has been learned and understood; being able to give feedback/feed forward in timely and effective ways and it can also aid course review and validation processes (…).”

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