Professor Merrilyn Goos
Merrilyn Goos PhD
is Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. She has a distinguished career in mathematics education and her implementation of high quality assessment in teacher education programs was recognised through an Australian Award for University Teaching (2004). In 2006 she was awarded a ALTC Associate Fellowship
to conduct a one year project that will develop the capacity of course coordinators to effectively implement the university's assessment policies, especially in relation to criterion referenced assessment. Professor Goos shared her experiences of assessment policy and practice, and the preliminary results of her project on assessment.
Associate Professor Janet Taylor interviews Merrilyn Goos about her Carrick Associate Fellowship to gain insight in how the results of this initiative can be utilised within USQ and across the Australian higher education sector.
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Presentation - The pleasures and perils of criterion referenced assessment: Putting students at the centre of learning in higher education.
Professor Merrilyn Goos offers her insights on the theory and practice of criterion reference assessment using preliminary data gathered from her Carrick Project and the experiences and views of students
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Visiting scholar shares insight on assessment practices
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