Gill Elliott

Gill Elliott

Course struggle, exam stress, or a fear of the unknown? A study of A level students’ assessment preferences and the reasons behind them

The aim of this study was to explore A level students’ preferred assessment approaches, prior to major A level reforms taking effect. Four potential reasons for students’ preferences were investigated: subject, assessment approach taken, perceived difficulty of course content, and perceived pressure of assessment. Questionnaires were sent to 16-19 year…

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