Wednesday, 15 July 2009

“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:
•       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 on proposals and review criteria, and to submit a proposal
please follow links from: www.northumbria.ac.uk/cetl_afl/earli2010/

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