Assessment Methods and Practices in Higher Education in Denmark

Hanne Leth Andersen, Stacey Marie Cozart

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This paperis aimed at foreign teaching staffin Denmark who areinterested in gaining a better understanding of assessment methodsand practices in Danish higher education. Itaddresses assessment practicesand grading at Danish universities, with special attention tothe use, preparation, conduct,and assessment of oral exams. It also examines the formal role of examiners and co-examiners, exploring possible differences between how international and Danish staff might approachthe tasks of examining, co-examining, and grading. Finally, it considers some important issues raised by the increasing use of English as theexaminationlanguage.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDansk Universitetspædagogisk Netværk
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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