Sustainable assessment

Been asked to reread David Boud's (2000), Sustainable Assessment: rethinking assessment for the learning society. For me the article dances around problems of performativity and supervision. Implicit and explicit throughout is the assumption that individuals might become effective at self-assessment. Assessment involves identifying appropriate standards and criteria and making judgements about quality. This is as … Continue reading Sustainable assessment

Our World in Data, Gapminder and Justice, is one of those things that makes the Internet a-good-thing. It is one of those things that makes universities worth some of their pennies. "Research and data to make progress against the world’s largest problems... All free: open access and open source." Strapline and mission, in one. And their data visualisations are the best … Continue reading Our World in Data, Gapminder and Justice