Tag: assessment

Rethinking assessment: learner-generated digital media

Ideas on how students-as-partners can participate in assessment practice.

/ 21 March, 2018
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Turn Feedback into Feedforward or a Degustation Menu

Lessons learned from a recent workshop on feedback, based on a large-scale Australian project titled ‘Feedback for Learning: Closing the Assessment Loop’.

/ 15 November, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (9/10)

[Almost there! ] This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. 10 easy ways...

/ 27 July, 2017
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Macquarie University runs first trial Of BYOD E-Exams

Macquarie University recently ran its first trial of BYOD e-Exams. How did it go?

/ 20 July, 2017

Ideas From HERDSA2017

This year’s theme was “Curriculum Transformation” with presentations organised around practical implications, drivers and facilitators in curriculum transformation. Here is what I learned based on selected presentations I attended.

/ 13 July, 2017
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Redesigning Programs and Unit Assessments

Chris Rust, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, Oxford Brookes University, UK, shared his thoughts and insights into improving programs and unit assessments at the AGSM seminar Redesigning course assessment; I’ve summarised the key concepts. THE PROBLEM There are problems with...

/ 10 July, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (4/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. 10 easy ways Change an...

/ 21 June, 2017
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More on marking: Rubrics, feedback and team marking

Here's three things to address to alleviate the workload during end-of-session marking.

/ 8 June, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (3/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. 10 easy ways Change an...

/ 8 June, 2017