Measuring Learning Gain in Higher Education

Measuring Learning Gain in Higher Education

Weighing up the benefits of learning

A roundtable report by Times Higher Education

Learning gain is one of the criteria by which universities are measured under the Teaching Excellence Framework but should it be measured and if so, how?

In this roundtable, senior leaders from across higher education discuss a range of projects, approaches, and metrics that can be used to measure success. Participants also debate the potential benefits and pitfalls that institutions in the sector need to take into consideration when drawing up a formula for ‘success’ in measuring learning gain.

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“We must give due consideration to qualitative methods then think how can we scale up and aggregate those insights into something meaningful.”

Norbert Pachler, Pro-Director, Teaching, quality and learning innovation, UCL Institute of Education