Supporting diverse students: Developing learner autonomy via assessment

Kay Sambell, Liz McDowell, Alistair Sambell

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This chapter focuses on two case studies in which lecturers aimed to use assessment as a pedagogic technique to foster learner autonomy. Analysis of the student viewpoint is used to highlight some of the issues that surround the use of assessment to develop autonomy as an outcome, particularly in the context of increasing student diversity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovative Assessment in Higher Education
EditorsCordelia Bryan, Karen Clegg
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780203969670
ISBN (Print)9780415356411, 0415326423, 0415356415
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes

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