Welcome to a workshop on teaching and learning with Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL).

The workshop is offered in two parts. Part two requires participation in part one or previous experience on the topic.

Workshop Towards a social constructivist assessment process model (part two)

About the workshop

The workshop offers an introduction to assessment in general and socio constructivist assessment in particular. This workshop address issues of formative and summative assessment and discusses how assessment is a driving force for many students learning. You will be invited to critique assessment criteria and will be requested to develop criteria and an assessment practice that is driven by a focus on student centered learning.

Language English
Workshop leader

Cormac McGrath, Educational Developer at the Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching (CeUL).



Please read 2 of the below texts in preparation for the workshop. Other information will be sent out prior to the workshop.

  • Barman, L., McGrath, C., Josephsson, S., Silén, C & Bolander Laksov, K Manuscript:  Safeguarding the moral dimensions of assessment - how teachers employ assessment criteria for clinical competencies.(Draft text, available from Workshop leader)
  • Gibbs, G., & Simpson, C. (2005). Conditions under which assessment supports students’ learning. Learning and teaching in higher education, (1), 3-31.
  • McGrath, C (2013) (Bok kapitel, delas ut till kursdeltagare) Att bedöma kunskap och förståelse – att synliggöra tänkandet i Bolander-Laksov, K., Silen, C., (eds) Att skapa pedagogiska möten i medicin och vård Bedömning av och för lärandet. Studentliteratur. Lund. (text, available from Workshop leader)
  • Rust, C., Price, M., & O'DONOVAN, B. E. R. R. Y. (2003). Improving students' learning by developing their understanding of assessment criteria and processes. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 28(2), 147-164.
  • Rust, C., O’Donovan, B., & Price, M. (2005). A social constructivist assessment process model: how the research literature shows us this could be best practice. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 30(3), 231-240.


CeUL offers workshops for all teachers at Stockholm University on a variety of teaching and learning topics. They are designed to meet the needs of both seasoned professionals and newcomers. Each session offers the opportunity to discuss shared experiences and knowledge with colleagues.

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Space is limited, so please be sure to register for any workshops you wish to attend. Participation is free of charge.