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Assessing the unassessable: making learning visible in undergraduates' experiences of scientific research

Wilson, Anna; Howitt, Susan; Higgins, Denise


We suggest that academics involved in the provision of research experiences to undergraduate science students may benefit by reconceptualising these experiences as work-based learning. In particular, drawing on the widespread use of reflective practice in work-based learning allows for a more effective focus on process-related learning. We describe an empirical study involving the implementation of reflective blogs in which science students responded to prompt questions designed to focus their...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
DOI: 10.1080/02602938.2015.1050582


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