Tag: assessment

Rubrics: Why, What and How

A quick tour of the Why, What, and How behind rubrics - with links to resources.

/ 15 November, 2021
Graphical Rubrics

Donate your rubrics

We're holding a donation drive for resources to put in our new teaching resource repository. First on our list - rubrics! Here's how you can donate to this worthy cause.

/ 4 November, 2021

Academic Integrity – supporting our staff and students with a simplified approach

Key Academic Integrity resources for the end of session.

/ 25 October, 2021

Exam preparation resources for staff – all in one place

Advice, guides and examples for staff preparing exams at Macquarie University - all in one place.

/ 1 September, 2021

Preparing Final Assessments

Top tips for teachers to prepare a final assessment or online exam using Macquarie University iLearn (Moodle).

/ 30 August, 2021
darts and a target

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

Do pharmacists explain medicines adequately? Ask students to use data to find out

From science to linguistics, early childhood education to accountancy, students studying these subjects will engage in collecting and using data by examining real-life scenarios – such as comparing the practices of pharmacists in their suburbs.

/ 7 November, 2020

Why is a leaf green? How to change an assessment to an inquiry

A simple question like 'Why is a leaf green?' is a good basis for an internet search, and can be the starting point for an assignment whereby students write a report distinguishing 'good evidence' and 'poor evidence'.

/ 28 October, 2020