The Usefulness of Self-Assessment in Higher Education Courses

By Sharon Kossack, Janice Sandiford and Richard Lopez.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Interactive self-assessment identifies incoming knowledge, builds confidence through visible growth, shifts ownership for learning to student, and serves as a tool to adjust instruction to teach to student needs.

Keywords: Learning Objectives, Self-evaluation, Reflection, Overview, Self-Efficacy, Content Focus, Progress, Ownership of Learning, Learner Confidence, Instructional Adjustment, Prior Knowledge, Targeted Teaching, Growth

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp.33-46. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.285MB).

Dr Sharon Kossack

Professor of Reading; Directs at-risk-student- embedded in-school Professional Development Academies; stateside coordinator of a literacy and special education program (Every Child Counts) in Abaco, Bahamas.

Dr. Janice Sandiford

Dr. Sandiford is a faculty member in the higher education program. The major portion of her work involves supervision doctoral students in their coursework and research. She is a member of the Association for the Study of Higher Education and the Council for the study of community Colleges. Her research focuses on teaching and learning in general and specifically teaching and learning with at-risk students and using technology.

Dr. Richard Lopez

Dr. Richard Lopez is the program director of the Exercise and Sports Sciences Programs at Florida International University. He teaches courses related to cardiac rehabilitation, exercise prescription for special populations, and introductory and advanced exercise physiology.


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