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Assessment strategies: some comparisons between the UK and the US systems of higher education

Assessment strategies: some comparisons between the UK and the US systems of higher education Based on the first‐hand experiences of two university lecturers who each spent a year lecturing at universities in the USA, starts with an overview of the US educational system including both high schools and universities and then concentrates on the differences in assessment strategies between UK and US higher educational institutions. Highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the two systems and assesses what the UK can learn. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Educational Management Emerald Publishing

Assessment strategies: some comparisons between the UK and the US systems of higher education

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0951-354X
DOI
10.1108/09513549610122183
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Abstract

Based on the first‐hand experiences of two university lecturers who each spent a year lecturing at universities in the USA, starts with an overview of the US educational system including both high schools and universities and then concentrates on the differences in assessment strategies between UK and US higher educational institutions. Highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the two systems and assesses what the UK can learn.

Journal

International Journal of Educational ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1996

Keywords: Assessment; Higher education; United Kingdom; USA

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