All posts by Mathew Hillier

Mathew has been engaged by Macquarie University as an e-Assessment Academic in residence and is available to answer questions by MQ staff. Mathew specialises in Digital Assessment (e-Assessment) in Higher Education. Has held positions as an advisor and academic developer at University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, Monash University and University of Adelaide. He has also held academic teaching roles in areas such as business information systems, multimedia arts and engineering project management. Mathew recently led a half million dollar Federal government funded grant on e-Exams across ten university partners and is co-chair of the international 'Transforming Assessment' webinar series as the e-Assessment special interest group under the Australasian society for computers in learning in tertiary education. He is also an honorary academic University of Canberra.

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Assessment policy brief: changes to group assessment weighting in a unit

Policy changes include a shift from applying weighting limits on group marking from the task level to the unit level

/ 19 May, 2021

Examiners: Submitting an ‘online exam’ to exams office

What examiners need to do in order to submit an 'online exam' to exams office.

/ 17 May, 2021
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Online exam cheating or just confusion?

Academic integrity is complex, doubly so for online exams. Being clear to students about the exam rules will help everyone.

/ 17 May, 2021

Examiners: Submitting on-campus exam files

Examiners: finalise and submit in-person on-campus final exam files to the exams office for the session 1 2021 exam period.

/ 3 May, 2021

Online exams in iLearn: Pick the best tool for the job

A matrix of exam types and best fit iLearn (Moodle) tool for the job.

/ 29 April, 2021

Draft exam timetable released for S1 2021- check it and start building!

The session 1 2021 draft examination timetable has been released on the web.

/ 26 April, 2021

Changes to the Assessment Policy starting 1 July 2021

A summary of key policy changes and what you need to know to prepare.

/ 26 April, 2021

Staff: Please check the pre-release exam timetable

A pre-release draft version of the Session 1 exam timetable (including OUA examinable units) is available for viewing by faculty staff using a read-only link that can be found in the exams office wiki page. Please check the pre-release exam...

/ 15 April, 2021