From ECTS to EGS: pains, strains, brains and gains

Karran, Terence (2006) From ECTS to EGS: pains, strains, brains and gains. In: ECTS and Assessment in Higher Education, 7-9th June 2006, Umeå University, Sweden.

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From ECTS to EGS: Strains, Pains, Brains and Gains
Invited keynote presentation given at the international conference on ECTS and Assessment at Umeå University, June 7th-9th 2006.
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Abstract

This keynote presentation examines the ECTS, EU national systems and the fasibility of a European Grading Scale under the following headings:
PARENTAGE: How did the ECTS come about?
PROGRESS: How well has the implementation of the Bologna Process and ECTS gone?
PROBLEMS: What are the problems with ECTS?
PECULIARITIES: EU Variations in h.e. grading systems
PROTOTYPES: The European Grading System (EGS) Working Group and the Tuning suggestions.
PLAYERS: Who are the EGS Stakeholders?
PRINCIPLES: What could/should the EGS do?
PRAGMATICS: What is the best way to proceed?

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Additional Information: This keynote presentation examines the ECTS, EU national systems and the fasibility of a European Grading Scale under the following headings: PARENTAGE: How did the ECTS come about? PROGRESS: How well has the implementation of the Bologna Process and ECTS gone? PROBLEMS: What are the problems with ECTS? PECULIARITIES: EU Variations in h.e. grading systems PROTOTYPES: The European Grading System (EGS) Working Group and the Tuning suggestions. PLAYERS: Who are the EGS Stakeholders? PRINCIPLES: What could/should the EGS do? PRAGMATICS: What is the best way to proceed?
Keywords:European Credit Transfer System, ECTS, Assessment in Higher Education, Bologna Process, Grading scales, Higher Education
Subjects:X Education > X340 Academic studies in Tertiary Education
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Education
ID Code:1603
Deposited By: Terence Karran
Deposited On:10 Jul 2008 07:17
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:29

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