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
By Dr Therese Lawlor-Wright, Lecturer in Management of Projects, the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering Email email@example.com Background I teach on the core ‘MSc in Management of Projects’ unit in the School of MACE. The programme is very
The FSE 1-to-1 bespoke training sessions are an opportunity for FSE staff to learn about, and use software such as Blackboard, Turnitin, Nearpod and Camtasia, as well as learning skills such as how to use communication and collaboration tools and producing
How do you effectively manage a class with hundreds of students? One method could be to use Discussion boards and Assessment tools. Discussion boards can help create an open transparent forum for questions and answers, which may allow less confident students to participate in ways that they would not do otherwise.
Blackboard 9 includes a link to Turnitin, a plagiarism detection tool. Academic staff can use Turnitin via Blackboard 9 to identify non-original content within student assignments. Students submit their…
Benefits of eAssessment
Imagine developing an online assessment in less time than it takes to implement a paper based test, leaving more time to monitor all students and identify with ease those who have done well and those who may need some additional support.
Imagine a testing process which doesn’t involve marking piles of papers. But which can ensure each student has a different set of questions and that even large cohorts receive immediate and accurate feedback.