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The Role of Posters as a Means of Summative Assessment.

Howard, Colin ORCID: (2015) The Role of Posters as a Means of Summative Assessment. Worcester Journal of Teaching and Learning (10). ISSN 2024-8032

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This research centres on whether the use of posters as a means of summative assessment can help promote students’ learning within an undergraduate research module, compared to that of the more traditionally based written assignment.
This interpretative research study used a mixed methods approach for gathering data. This included the use of quantitative module results as well as qualitative data derived from semi-structured interviews and questionnaires.
The findings from this study supports the notion that poster do in fact promote student learning and enjoyment when studying the identified research methods undergraduate module. Posters were seen to promote enjoyment when undertaking the summative assessment as well as providing opportunities for promoting deep learning. Further to this posters can have the ability to promote higher order thinking skills as well as facilitating and informing future learning.

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Worcester Journal of Learning and Teaching (WJLT) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Worcester to disseminate academic articles, project reports and personal perspectives about Learning and Teaching written by staff associated with the University and its partners.

Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: posters, students, summative, assessment, teaching, learning, HIgher Education, Worcester Journal of Learning and Teaching
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Education
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Depositing User: Colin Howard
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2015 07:14
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2021 04:00

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