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Producing websites for assessment: a case study from a level 1 fieldwork module

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Abstract:

BSc Single Subject Geography students at University College Chester enrol for a core module that involves the acquisition of fieldwork data, data analysis and project design. One of this module's assessment exercises requires students to 'write up' a field-based research project as a functioning website. This paper explores the practicalities of delivering this type of assessment and of providing support for students. It then discusses tutor perceptions and student feedback, both of which suggest that the website assignment 'adds value' to the core module aims by facilitating the development of C & IT skills, in addition to providing intellectual challenges associated with the selection, integration, presentation and structuring of information.

Keywords: Assessment; C & IT; World Wide Web; fieldwork; websites

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0309826042000198639

Affiliations: Geography Department University College Chester UK

Publication date: March 1, 2004

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