Assessment: Exams 2020-21

The information below will guide you through the steps to set up your Online Exams for the 2020-21 Exam Periods. To create an Online Exam you will use Blackboard to create a test or an assignment.

The Universities Online Assessment Matrix can be found on Staffnet. Some additional guidelines specific for FSE are also available.

The guidance below will walk you through the various settings for each Assessment tool, if you need further support please book onto a 1-2-1 support clinic

General Guides and Advice

The following guides cover generic topics and feature directions for Bb Tests and Assignments and Turnitin.

Blackboard Tests

Blackboards Test Tool allows you to develop questions in an auto-marked format such as Multiple Choice, Multiple Answer.

Blackboard/Turnitin Assignment Tools

Guidance for Students On Preparing for Online Exams

1-2-1 Exam Support

Further help & support is available from the E Leaning team. Please book a Blackboard Exam Surgery session for a demonstration on how to set up online tests.

What are the Qualities of Effective Assessment?

This year (2020/21), no traditional examinations have been held at the University because our campus is in lockdown. Here are some resources to help you think about how to structure and carryout assessment online.

Assessment Design

Assessment Methods

Effective Feedback

Marking & Rubrics

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