An investigation of moderation practices within a faculty of education

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43, Page: 43-49

Publication Year:
2013
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Repository URL:
https://researchbank.acu.edu.au/fea_pub/3829
Author(s):
Beutel, Denise; Adie, Lenore; Lloyd, Margaret M.
Tags:
Education
conference paper description
Moderation of student assessment is a critical component of teaching and learning in contemporary universities. In higher education, moderation is usually governed by university-wide policies and practices. However, in Australia, moderation processes will now be guided by the new national university accreditation authority, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). In light of this reform, the purpose of this qualitative study was to identify and analyse current moderation practices operating within a faculty of education at a large urban university in eastern Australia.