chapter  6
Self and peer marking in a large technical subject
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Ideas on self assessment, like many other aspects of teaching and assessment, need to be translated carefully into practice. It is rare to have an innovation work perfectly first time. Evaluations need to be undertaken, student concerns responded to, refinements made and the activity tried again. After a few cycles of this it is either dropped or it takes its place as a normal part of a course for a while, only to be modified again when circumstances change.