About the tertiary teacher - Case Study 2: The Marketing Trade Show: An applied project that mirrors the realities of work
Part 2 in Case Study 2: The Marketing Trade Show: An applied project that mirrors the realities of work a case study from Enhancing the Effectiveness of Tertiary Teaching and Learning through Assessment.
About the tertiary teacher
Trisha Koslow is a Senior Tutor in the Department of Marketing at the University of Waikato where she has a teaching position rather than a research position. She teaches mostly first year and second year papers and her role also includes curriculum development, supervision of tutors and sessional assistants, taking tutorials, and assisting colleagues with teaching related areas. Trisha has qualifications in Marketing and Education, and she also has industry experience and secondary school teaching experience from the United States.
Trisha is the course administrator and senior tutor for the Introduction to Marketing and International Management paper, which is the focus for her discussion of assessment. She usually gives some lectures and tutorials, and she also trains and supervises between six to ten tutors. Trisha has designed the overall assessment, the tests, and the assignments. While each of the two or three lecturers is responsible for designing their own lecture notes, they usually work as a team to prepare exam questions.
Trisha first gained expertise in assessment practices when she wrote curriculum and assessment papers for a Masters degree in Education. She has also added to her expertise through high school teaching, reading teaching newsletters, talking to colleagues and attending courses at Waikato University's Teaching and Learning Development Unit (TLDU).