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Enhancing Student Learning through Assessment for and as Learning: Focusing on Peer-feedback and Self-assessment

This workshop focuses on embedding peer- and self-assessment practices into classrooms to enhance students’ learning. The workshop will describe the benefits of these assessment practices as well as strategies to overcome common challenges to peer- and self-assessment. A discussion of feedback, including various type and approaches to feedback, will support this workshop.

Primary Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop, participants will understand the role of self- and peer-assessment in learning and will be able to implement self- and peer-assessment into their classroom practice through a variety of strategies.

Target Audience: Teachers and Key Personnel

About the Presenter: 

Dr Christopher DeLuca

Professor Christopher DeLuca (Ph.D., Queen’s University) is an Associate Dean at the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs and Professor in Educational Assessment at the Faculty of Education, Queen’s University. Dr. DeLuca is the Director of the Queen’s Assessment and Evaluation Group (AEG) and leads the Classroom Assessment Research Team. Previously, Dr. DeLuca was an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida (Tampa, USA) and has worked in the area of policy research in London, England.

Dr. DeLuca’s research examines the intersection of assessment, curriculum, and pedagogy from socio-cultural frameworks. His work focuses on supporting teachers in negotiating these critical areas of practice to enhance student learning for all. Specifically, he investigates how pre-service and in-service teachers learn to assess in relation to the evolving accountability culture and imperative for inclusivity in schools. For this reason, he actively works with teachers and schools globally to support teacher assessment literacy and practice.

Dr. DeLuca’s has published over 100 papers and has given over 125 talks. His research has been recognized through several awards including the Queen’s Faculty of Education Research Excellence Award, the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Paper in Classroom Assessment Award, and the R.W. Jackson Award from the Canadian Society for the Study of Education. Dr. DeLuca has served as the Chair of the American Educational Research Association's Classroom Assessment SIG, President of the Canadian Educational Researchers’ Association, and Editor of the Canadian Journal of Education. Dr. DeLuca is currently an Executive Editor for Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice.

Registration Details

Course Code: CD310524

Topic: Enhancing Student Learning through Assessment for and as Learning: Focusing on Peer-feedback and Self-assessment

Presenter: Professor Christopher DeLuca

Date(s): 31 May 2024

Time: 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face

Closing Date: 1 March 2024, Friday

Workshop Fee: S$400.00 per participant and fee is subject to GST.

Please get in touch with Joseph Loy by email at joseph@pai.sg or tel: 6363 0330 if you require further information.