The conference Plenary Panel scheduled 15.00-15.30 Friday 24 June 2022 features leading experts from the field of assessment.
Sally Everett is Professor of Business Education and Vice Dean (Education) at King’s Business School, King’s College London. Sally is also the Academic Lead for Inclusive Education for King’s College London. Sally was previously the Deputy Dean for the Business School at Anglia Ruskin University (2013 – 2018) and Chair of their inclusive working group. Sally is a National Teaching Fellow (2017), Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2013), Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence award holder (2016) and is the Equality Officer for the Association of National Teaching Fellows. Sally is a member of the Chartered Association of Business School’s Race Equality Working Group and their Equality and Diversity Committee. Before her role at Anglia Ruskin University, Sally was the Head of Department for tourism, events and marketing at the University of Bedfordshire. Sally has published widely on inclusive education, student employability, diversity, and on the impacts of tourism.
Dai Hounsell is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the University of Edinburgh, and since 2017 Visiting Professor in the Centre for Fusion Learning, Innovation and Excellence Bournemouth University. The interrelationships between learning, feedback and assessment, as well as between research and everyday teaching-learning practices in higher education, have been a lifelong source of fascination (possibly unhealthily so). His most recent publications are a book chapter on feedback in postgraduate online learning and co-authored papers on seamful learning in professional education and on cross-institutional teaching enhancement and distributed leadership.
Gwyneth Hughes is Reader in Higher Education at the Institute of Education (IOE), University College London where she teaches on Masters programme in Higher Education and supervises doctoral students. Her funded research is on learning and teaching in Higher Education and she led a three-year JISC funded research project: Assessment Careers: learning pathways through assessment and is currently researching assessment during the pandemic. She is a fellow for the Centre for Online and Distance Education, University of London and on the Executive committee. She has published widely on learning and teaching in Higher Education and her book Ipsative Assessment: Motivation through marking progress was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014 and an edited collection: Ipsative Assessment and Personal Learning Gain: case studies from global practitioners was published in 2017.
Dr Juuso Henrik Nieminen is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. Juuso’s research concerns the social, cultural and political aspects of assessment and feedback in higher education. Juuso has also published on inclusive assessment, considering equity and diversity in assessment specifically from the viewpoint of students with disabilities.
James Wood is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Education at Seoul National University. His research explores how learner engagement, agency and learning from feedback can be supported through socio-constructivist and socio-cultural perspectives augmented by socio-material understandings of how technology can be deployed in workload sustainable ways. He completed his Doctorate in Education at the UCL Institute of Education on the topic of feedback engagement in higher education with technology and has published articles on technology-mediated feedback in Assessment in Higher Education and Teaching in Higher Education.