Dissertation: issues in guidance, supervision and assessment

Matthews, Lesley (2007) Dissertation: issues in guidance, supervision and assessment. Documentation. Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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Abstract

This guide explores some key issues concerning the supervision and assessment of dissertations. It explores the definition of a ‘dissertation’ in this context, preparing students to undertake dissertation work, the supervision process itself and the preparation of supervisors. Finally, it explores some issues around the marking criteria and the assessment process. It argues primarily for clear guidance for both students and staff, particularly in relation to criteria for assessment, and for much closer attention to the interpretation of those criteria by assessors.

Item Type: Report (Documentation)
Subjects: X100 Training Teachers
X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Education and Lifelong Learning
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2011 09:26
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:44
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2184

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