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Acing Online Assessment

Acing Online Assessment
Your Guide to Success

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January 2022 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Facing an online assessment? Here’s how to ace it.

This straightforward guide helps you translate your existing skills into an online environment. It enables you to transition from understanding familiar, offline assessments to succeeding in formal online assessments by breaking down what you are being asked to do - then shows you how to prepare, where to get help and what to do on the day. 

From presentations to portfolios, it demonstrates that, once you understand this new way of being assessed, you can make the most of working online to improve your grades and excel in your work. It also:

  • Equips you with strategies to help manage anxieties around online assessment.
  • Highlights the challenges and benefits that are unique to online assessment.
  • Demonstrates how to make the most of feedback to support your development as a self-reflective learner.

With each chapter built around key student questions, this guide is perfect for dipping into for any type of online assessment.

Student Success is a series of essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to boosting your employability and managing your wellbeing, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. 

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Online assessed presentations
Chapter 3: Online assessed student seminars
Chapter 4: Online assessed learning journals
Chapter 5: Online assessed portfolios
Chapter 6: Online assessed multiple choice tests
Chapter 7: Online short answer tests
Chapter 8: Online exams
Chapter 9: Online assessed tutor-student conversations and vivas
Chapter 10: Making the most of feedback


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Lucinda Becker

Lucinda Becker is Professor of Pedagogy and an award-winning lecturer and tutor at the University of Reading. She has dedicated her professional life to creating independent learners who are confident in themselves intellectually, professionally and personally. Lucinda has written numerous study guides for students and works with undergraduates and postgraduates across the university. She is also a professional trainer and consultant, helping new graduates in engineering, science and law to become successful communicators and leaders. More About Author

Felicity Becker

Felicity Becker is a lecturer at the University of Reading and also runs a private training company with Anastasia Becker. She is currently working on her PhD. Within her teaching she is passionate about students recognising and applying their transferable skills in and beyond their university experience. She is the author of Boost Your Employability (SAGE, 2020) and co-author with Lucinda Becker of Seven Steps to a Successful Career (SAGE, 2016). More About Author

Anastasia Becker

Anastasia Becker co-runs a private training company with a specialism in successful online assessment. She also teaches in both Further and Higher Education. Anastasia works as a Sign Integrated Performer using BSL within performances to add language and meaning for deaf and hearing audiences.  More About Author

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