assessment

Online assessment | Alternatives to face-to-face exams

To support students in the online environment, exploring alternatives to traditional exams has the potential to mitigate disadvantages that some students might experience by learning remotely.

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Making groups work: Embedding team engagement in assessment

How do you assess group work and engage students in the process? Renuka Pathmasuntharam from Curtin College shares a model with great learning outcomes.

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Teaching statistics between enabling and widening practice

Teaching statistics can be a complex mission. Explore how SIBT improved delivery and performance using innovative teaching and learning techniques. 

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The Learning Hub: Growing a culture of independent learning

The Learning Hub is designed to build a community and culture to support students to learn independently.

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Re-writing the rules on student feedback

Can we create more engaging feedback for students? NPI’s English Language Proficiency team explores the power of screencasting to bring a human voice to feedback on written work.

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Excel gradebook spreadsheet: Making it easy to record student grades

Lauren Angel takes you through the different features of an Excel spreadsheet that was created to support unit coordinators to complete their gradebooks.

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Strategy Sessions: Set up for success with formative assessments

In this recording, Kari Qasem will discuss the benefits of formative assessment in helping students achieve learning goals and in assisting teachers with post-marking feedback.

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3 tools to engage students in formative assessments

Kat Karaivonova shares three tools and some practical suggestions to help with formative assessment in the classroom.

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Focusing on Feedback: Goodbye Turnitin and Hello to Feedback Studio

Meg James shares a welcome change as Turnitin expands its focus from plagiarism detection to supporting better feedback.

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Getting students to understand complex assessments by creating videos

Renata Porzig-Drummond shares promising results after making short videos to help guide students through a challenging assessment.

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‘Live’ essay writing – what are the benefits?

UNIC lecturer, Simon Thompson, reflects on his recent pilot of replacing typical essay assignments with ‘live’ essay writing in controlled conditions.

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Designing good assessment

In this recording, Ann Wilson presents a strategy for developing good assessment across a course and offers some opportunities are for improvement.

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Developing rubrics to improve assessment, marking and feedback

In this recording, Ann Wilson puts the case for developing and using rubrics in marking and feedback. She shares resources that may assist you developing your own rubrics.

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