Presented at Shift 2013, the University of Greenwich Learning, Teaching and Assessment Conference
3rd July 2013
Dr Tansy Jessop is a Senior Fellow in Learning and Teaching at the University of Winchester. She leads the TESTA National Teaching Fellowship Project which was funded by the UK’s Higher Education Academy, and is the project manager of FASTECH, a JISC funded project designed to enhance assessment and feedback through technology. Tansy started her career as a secondary school teacher in South Africa, and went on to complete a PhD on teacher development in rural primary schools in KwaZulu-Natal. She spent the next phase of her career doing educational research for the British Council, the UK’s Department for International Development, and the Mandela Foundation. Since 2005, she has worked as an educational developer at Winchester, more recently focusing on assessment and feedback through TESTA, which has been use to improve the student learning experience in about 20 universities in the UK and Australia, and is about to launch in two Indian universities.
Dr Jessop's "References" slide text:
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