Tag Archive | academic assessments

Teamwork Asian style

By Dr. Wei Wei, LSU This is Wei’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek News on 01/02/2013. I have never believed that the idea of “teamwork” can work in the Asian context. I can still vaguely remember the first time I did teamwork with 3 colleagues from Asia in the student common room of the School […]

Transitioning to university in Vietnam

By Dy Healy, LSU July – This morning, on my way to work, I saw lots of parents sitting in front of every school, waiting for their children with anxious faces. “Will my child be able to answer all the questions? Is she confident enough? Has she prepared everything she needs?” Seven years ago, my […]

Good task design

By Ian Handsley We see the real outcomes of assessment at the LSU – most of the time they’re good, but sometimes students are unnecessarily hobbled by certain assessment designs and wordings. So, based on our experiences and good practice, here are some tips for ensuring assessments do what they’re meant to do… Keep the […]