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Gender and mode of assessment at university: should we assume female students are better suited to coursework and males to unseen examinations

Publication type
Woodfield,R.; Earl-Novell,S.; Solomon,L;. (2005) Gender and mode of assessment at university: should we assume female students are better suited to coursework and males to unseen examinations . Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 30 (1). pp. 35-50.

Abstract

Based on an analysis of undergraduate students' performance, the paper discusses the assumption that female students perform better because they are favoured by new modes of examination.
Publication type:
Article
Theme(s) and sub-theme(s):
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) > Assessment and feedback
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) > Student learning
Generic Themes > Gender
Authors:
Woodfield,R.; Earl-Novell,S.; Solomon,L;
Publication title:
Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
Official URL:
Reference number:
LTA138
Summary deposited on:
30 May 2007
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