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Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R. (2013, September). Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Paper presented at 24th International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference

Academics supporting students in health social care are often described as gatekeepers for their professional disciplines as they are seen as experts able to make reliable judgments when assessing students. This metaphorical use of the term gatekeepe... Read More about Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking.

Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R., & Hadland, R. (2013, September). Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource. Poster presented at Nurse Education Today 2013

As with many other HEI's within the United Kingdom, external examiners continue to praise the feedback that is given to students and yet this is not reflected in national student experience surveys. Indeed according to Price et al (2011), students ha... Read More about Newly appointed academics’ experiences of marking. Written feedback: A foreign language that is lost in translation. The creation and use of an online staff development resource.

Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective (2013)
Thesis
Sales, R. Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective. (Thesis). University of the West of England

For a novice academic, the first experience of marking can be as memorable as preparing for and giving their first teaching session. Yet, while academic reflections and narratives abound for the latter, there is a paucity of literature regarding the... Read More about Assessment practices in higher education: The experiences of newly appointed academics in professional fields from a phenomenological perspective.

Marking as a way of becoming an academic (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Sales, R. (2013, June). Marking as a way of becoming an academic. Poster presented at 4th international Assessment in Higher Education Conference 2013