Authentic assessment during COVID-19: an Australian postgraduate computing degree program example

Authors

  • Rabiul Hasan School of Computer Science, University of Sydney
  • Sabina Cerimagic The University of Sydney Business School https://orcid.org/

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi22.728

Keywords:

assessment design, assessment transformation, Covid-19, emergency remote learning, change management

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Published

2021-10-28

How to Cite

Hasan, R. and Cerimagic, S. (2021) “Authentic assessment during COVID-19: an Australian postgraduate computing degree program example”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.728.