This semester (Summer 2020), no traditional examinations have been held at the University because our campus is in lockdown. This has led many to re-examine (no pun intended) the structure and implementation of assessment, to see if different ways of
Changes to assessment and examinations The Vice President for Teaching, Learning and Students, Professor April McMahon, has now confirmed that there will be no on-campus examinations this summer. Students will be informed directly by their Schools with detailed arrangements shortly.
Staff Survey on Online Assessment Use of online summative assessment has increased rapidly over the past five years. In the previous academic year (2018-19) the Faculty ran 90 online exams (53 in the exam period, 37 mid semester). This activity
This Quick Tips video talks you through how to enable feedback for individual student responses in Blackboard Test options. This is particularly useful for providing meaningful and constructive feedback to students on a specific response they have given. If you’d
Audience: All staff who are interested in developing their teaching through the use of technology and for staff who are interested in learning more about CHERIL and the process of submitting a bid for funding for 2018. Date: 30th
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) can be a useful time saver for academics as they are quick to mark, but they are only useful to the students if they are planned well. Here are some pointers for you to consider when designing and
This information is aimed at academics and those involved in setting up online assignments in Blackboard and Turnitin. It provides an overview of how to choose the right rubric for your needs.