Assessment and feedback

Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

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My Unit Feedback is a unit-level survey at all levels which replaces MUSE. It will run towards the end of the unit. It will ask students about their learning experience on each of their units. The feedback received helps you to further build on your areas of good practice and identify any areas for development…. Read more »

Panopto student submissions – drop-in session in FG04

Have you thought about using Panopto for student video assignments? Students also have permissions to record with and upload to Panopto. This makes it a useful tool for student video assignments as they can be easily submitted via Brightspace units. FLIE is running a face-to-face drop-in session on Tuesday 29th November 12:00 to 13:30 in… Read more »

Rubrics – Guidance and Communication

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Here in FLIE we have seen a significant increase in rubrics being adopted by staff this academic year, so we thought we would share some information and best practice. For context, rubrics are used to evaluate an activity or item based on a predefined set of criteria. They help ensure that activities and items are… Read more »

Using Mahara ePortfolio for student assessment

Have you thought about using Mahara for student assessment? This easy-to-use portfolio is a great tool for students to write reflections and evidence activities and experience. Mahara can be used for many different portfolio purposes, such as study, professional development, work-integrated learning, assessment, showcase and presentation, and employability. Mahara can be used with individual or… Read more »

Leaving FLIE and BU

I (Anne Quinney, Principal Lecturer in FLIE and the Assessment & Feedback academic lead) will be leaving BU at the end of this academic year and with annual leave due to me will be finishing on 20th July. I’ve worked in FLIE, and its predecessor CEL (Centre for Excellence in Learning), for 9 years, having… Read more »

Turnitin Similarity Report Checklist

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When enabled on Brightspace, Turnitin will generate a Similarity Report on assignment submissions. This Similarity Report is the result of a comparison between the text of the submission and the Turnitin database of billions of pages of active and archived internet information, a repository of works previously submitted to Turnitin, and a repository of tens… Read more »

Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022

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You are invited to share your work in the area of Fusion-based learning in the form of posters or abstracts to showcase innovation and excellence for student learning. All posters and abstracts will be included in a Colloquium proceedings with an ISBN. Your submission can reflect on themes relating to your approach to Fusion-based Learning including… Read more »

Large file submissions via Brightspace

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As we approach another busy assessment period, just a reminder that the recent issue which was preventing students from uploading large file submissions to Brightspace has been fixed. The issue was only affecting students who were required to submit large files (typically media files) that were over 1.2GB to Brightspace. The size limit (per file)… Read more »

Spotlight on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit 8: Groupwork

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The spotlight this week is on the Groupwork section of the Toolkit. https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/flie/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/groupwork/ Some advantages of using groupwork the development and enhancement of students’ social, interpersonal, intercultural and ‘networking’ skills; the opportunity for students to discuss and develop concepts as well as exchanging and agreeing ideas; the opportunity for a team of individuals to work… Read more »

Spotlight on the Assessment & Feedback Toolkit: 7

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This week’s spotlight is on Flipping Feedback, based on the work of  Dai Hounsell,  Visiting Professor. https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/flie/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/flippingfeedback/ For many of our students, feedback often comes too late in the assessment cycle to be useful. Often assignments test what the student doesn’t know, or didn’t grasp, rather than supporting the fullest possible learning and understanding. If… Read more »