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Equality in legal assessments

Sneddon, S. and Crofts, M. (2009) Equality in legal assessments. Invited Presentation presented to: Showcasing Equality & Diversity/Widening Participation Research, University of Northampton, Northampton, England, 7 July 2009. (Unpublished)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Presentation)
Abstract: This session outlines the major findings of a study into the effects of different types of assessment on different types of student. The students studied were LL.B students between 2002/3 and 2007/8, and the impact of the nine different types of assessment used during that period on the different equality strands were explored in the quantitative part of the study. The second part of the study was qualitative, and explored though the use of focus groups, reasons why students felt that there may be differences between different groups of student
Uncontrolled Keywords: Equality, diversity, widening participation, impact assessment
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General) > K100 Legal education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2366 College examinations. Assessment
Creators: Sneddon, Simon and Crofts, Melanie
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Business & Law > Law
Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Law
Date: 7 July 2009
Date Type: Presentation
Event Title: Showcasing Equality & Diversity/Widening Participation Research
Event Dates: 7 July 2009
Event Location: University of Northampton, Northampton, England
Event Type: Conference
Language: English
Status: Unpublished
Refereed: No

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