Tuesday, 5 May 2009

5th Biennial Northumbria/EARLI SIG Assessment Conference: “Assessment for Learners”

5th Biennial Northumbria/EARLI SIG Assessment Conference: Assessment for Learners”


1-3 September 2010, hosted by Northumbria University in the North-East of England, UK


Conference themes:

·         Formative and summative assessment to improve learning

·         Assessment: consequences and contexts for learners

·         Learner achievements and assessment


Submission formats:

·         Papers

·         Round tables

·         Posters

·         Symposia


Key dates:

·         First call for papers: May 2009

·         Proposals submission deadline: 13th November, 2009

·         Notification of acceptance: February 2010


The conference will explore the ways in which assessment impacts on students’ experiences of learning and ways of improving learning via assessment in all sectors of education (higher education, early years, primary, secondary and further education), different disciplines and different educational systems.  Submissions can focus on assessment cultures and assessment reform more broadly as well as research on specific innovations in assessment, including e-assessment.  The conference will be of interest to both education researchers and practitioners with an interest in assessment.


For more information, go to:  www.northumbria.ac.uk/cetl_afl/earli2010    


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