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Assessment strategies: some comparisons between the UK and the US systems of higher education

Laurie Mullins (University of Portsmouth Business School, Portsmouth, UK)
Martyn Roberts (University of Portsmouth Business School, Portsmouth, UK)

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Article publication date: 1 August 1996

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Based on the first‐hand experiences of two university lecturers who each spent a year lecturing at universities in the USA, starts with an overview of the US educational system including both high schools and universities and then concentrates on the differences in assessment strategies between UK and US higher educational institutions. Highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the two systems and assesses what the UK can learn.

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Mullins, L. and Roberts, M. (1996), "Assessment strategies: some comparisons between the UK and the US systems of higher education", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 11-15. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513549610122183

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