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Self & Peer Assessment Guide (First Edition)

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Self- and Peer-Assessment (Second Edition)


Written by Paul Orsmond, Self- and Peer-Assessment was the first in the Teaching Bioscience Enhancing Learning Series published by the UK Centre for Bioscience. A second edition of the book is now available. The book is written in a very readable style and contains new sections on the social elements of learning, variation theory and situated learning as well as an expanded consideration of self-assessment. Along with 9 new or updated case studies the book represents a good introduction not only to self- and peer-assessment but the whole area of assessment.

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Front cover of Self- and Peer-Assessment: Guidance on Practice in the Biosciences

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