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Some effects of the award algorithm on honours degree classifications in UK higher education

Publication type
Yorke,M.; Barnett,G.; Evanson,P.; Haines,D.; Jenkins,C.; Knight,P.; Scurry,D.; Stowell,M.; Woolf,H;. (2004) Some effects of the award algorithm on honours degree classifications in UK higher education . Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 29 (4). pp. 401-11.

Abstract

Study looking at the effects on degree classifications of relative weightings of performance in the second and final years, and of number of results that can be 'dropped'. Finds that such classifications may be affected by the way they are computed.
Publication type:
Article
Theme(s) and sub-theme(s):
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) > Student learning
Authors:
Yorke,M.; Barnett,G.; Evanson,P.; Haines,D.; Jenkins,C.; Knight,P.; Scurry,D.; Stowell,M.; Woolf,H;
Publication title:
Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
Official URL:
Reference number:
LTA101
Summary deposited on:
30 May 2007
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