Measuring impact: Learning gain on taught programmes in learning and teaching at university

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Date:
Wed, 6 Jun 2018
Time:
Time:
9:15am to 10:45am
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Conference Center
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Session Format

Measuring impact empowers educational developers in evidencing the outcomes and value of our work. Here we discuss the impact of taught programmes in university learning and teaching on the developing practices of participants. We have adapted an existing self-evaluative tool to measure the learning gain of participants on three such programmes at Queen Mary University of London, UK. Participants answered questions designed to measure the degree to which they feel capable of meeting the learning outcomes of the first module of the programmes. We present the results on individual and group learning gain against participants’ performance in the module assessment.

 

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