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Technological University Dublin
Poor engagement and attendance is an endemic problem at third level, particularly post covid. Our approach shows how the use of regular in-lab assessment and challenges can dramatically increase student participation and learning. Using three case studies, we demonstrate how we have successfully used this low-stakes assessment approach to improve student outcomes, across a range of modules.
attendance, participation, learning, continuous assessment
Computer Sciences | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Other Education
First Annual Teaching and Research Showcase 2023
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Mckeever, S., O'Byrne, P., & O'Farrell, A. (2023). Improve Engagement with Full Labs and Motivated Students: Interactive labs via low stakes assessment. Technological University Dublin. DOI: 10.21427/04CY-1R11