Posts By: Anne Quinney

Introducing the CELEbrate keynote speaker

For this year’s CELEbrate event on 13th June we are pleased to announce that Professor Dai Hounsell will be the Keynote speaker. The title is “Learning to Excel How creative assessment can help students  to make the most of their studies at BU” What are the most important things BU students learn from their degrees? And how can… Read more » about Introducing the CELEbrate keynote speaker

CELebrate 2017

The annual CELebrate event will take place this year on Tuesday 13th June in the Fusion building. It will take the form of a 1 day regional event, with workshops, presentations and poster displays. The theme this year is Assessment & Feedback. The keynote speaker has been confirmed as Professor Dai Hounsell, a world-leading expert and… Read more » about CELebrate 2017

Guides to Using the new Generic Assessment Criteria

A set of guides for academic staff and for students, including a video, have been developed to make using the rubrics developed from the new Generic Assessment Criteria easy to use and to understand. They are available in the TEL toolkit and show how to load the rubric into Turnitin ready for marking,  if it… Read more » about Guides to Using the new Generic Assessment Criteria

Creative Assessment and Feedback

On 2nd November the CEL Creative Assessment and Feedback workshop, jointly led by Anne Quinney and Professor Dai Hounsell in the CEL space at Talbot Campus, generated lots of discussion and stimulated new ideas for making adjustments to current assessment and feedback practices. Dai Hounsell is a world-leading name in assessment and feedback and will… Read more » about Creative Assessment and Feedback

Resources from a tweetchat on assessment and feedback

Phil Race, a well known name in the scholarship of teaching and learning has made resources available from a tweetchat last week which you might find interesting and useful. Do book in for the workshop on November 2nd 1-3 on Creative assessment and feedback when we will have a guest, Professor Dai Hounsell, co-facilitating the… Read more » about Resources from a tweetchat on assessment and feedback

Creative assessment and feedback

Would you like to be more adventurous or xcreative in the types of assessments you set for students? Would you like to try more creative forms of feedback? On Wednesday 2nd November Anne Quinney, CEL Theme Leader is hosting a workshop from 1-3 at Talbot Campus on these themes.  CEL is very pleased to welcome Professor Dai… Read more » about Creative assessment and feedback

High Impact Pedagogies

Anne Quinney, CEL Theme Leader, attended a one day event at Southampton University on 7th September for the launch of a new report ‘Engaged students learning; high impact pedagogies ‘ published by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). The report sets out the findings of a systematic review carried out by researchers at the University of… Read more » about High Impact Pedagogies

“I’m not incoherent or immature”. Reviewing the Generic Assessment Criteria

CEL was asked to review the Generic Assessment Criteria (EDQ Document 6F) after concerns were shared by staff and students about the outdated language and tone of the document. A review group consisting of representatives from Faculties, Education Development and Quality (EDQ) and the Students Union has worked collaboratively with the CEL Theme Leader for… Read more » about “I’m not incoherent or immature”. Reviewing the Generic Assessment Criteria