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The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at An-Najah University as the TAP project leader in collaboration with project partners from Palestine and Europe has organized a final dissemination workshop in Birzeit University on September 7, 2019 in order to share the project results and findings related to assessment models and practices in higher education.


150 university administrators, university teachers, university students from all Palestinian universities in Gaza and the West Bank attended the workshop. 4 delegates from the European partner universities were also present in the meeting.

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at An-Najah University as the TAP project leader in collaboration with project partners from Palestine and Europe has organized a final dissemination workshop in Birzeit University on September 7, 2019 in order to share the project results and findings related to assessment models and practices in higher education. 150 university administrators, university teachers, university students from all Palestinian universities in Gaza and the West Bank attended the workshop. 4 delegates from the European partner universities were also present in the meeting.

A host of Palestinian and European speakers presented various project results to the audience. The project manager, Dr. Abdel Karim Daragmeh from An-Najah University presented briefs from the Quality plan, Dissemination plan, National guideline policy, Teaching and learning policy document, Course templates, 10 modernized Moodle courses, Training materials on assessment and online content creation, National baseline study on assessment practices, Pre- and post-evaluation report, the project website, the project YouTube channel, and the short infographic video.

Marian McCarthy gave the keynote speech on using new assessment for/as learning paradigms to empower learners and coach them to become independent, self-regulated learners.

Prof. Walid Sweileh the ex-director of the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission presented the policy guideline and offered his input on how the new document will impact accreditation and program review requirements with special focus on assessment.

Dr. Ester Boldrini, University of Alicante presented, show the findings of the pre-and post-evaluation results and the Improved Learner Competencies which revealed significant improvements on first-year education courses in all five universities through introducing new assessment methods and modern learning methodologies.

The TAP course teachers showed cases from their use of technology tools to provide formative feedback and to set up opportunities for learners to practice peer and self-assessment.


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