Past Event details

Thriving through the Challenges of Doctoral Assessment/Examining: Online webinar

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Facilitators: Dr Dawn Duke & Professor Pam Denicolo
This workshop is intended for experienced, new and aspiring doctoral examiners. It provides an opportunity to share best practice as well as any reservations/ trepidations/caveats and success stories you may have in relation to the challenges that arise when assessing progress or during the final examination (thesis and viva).

The workshop will take the form of a guided tour of the process and procedures of assessment at doctoral level, including the confirmation/ upgrading process, examining the thesis and the candidate during the viva, using a range of case studies and vignettes drawn from our experience and that of others. This will include presenting you with some challenging situations to raise issues and aid discussion.


11.00                         Welcome and introduction to webinar

Guided tour of the process and procedures of assessment at doctoral level

Expectations: students –Academics

Rules & Regulations – Progress Reviews


                      Final examination

Critical Importance of Feedback

                                  During and self

                                  Formal assessment – good and bad news

11.45                         BREAK to consider questions and refresh


12.00                         Addressing issues sent in by participants

                                             How to qualify as an examiner

                                             Further Questions from participants

12.40                         Close and where we go next. Who would like at attend the next face to face workshop at SRHE in the Autumn?

Books information– discount code UKRM 20

12.45                         Close 

Network: Professional Development Programme
Date(s): Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Times: Online webinar: 11.00-12.45
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