Assessment and feedback

Supporting Assessment & Feedback – some free tools.

  Anne Quinney, CEL Theme Leader for Assessment & Feedback recently attended the Researching Assessment Practices (RAP) Conference at Southampton University. The conference was organised by Professor Carol Evans (a National Teaching Fellow) who has developed a set of free resources to support assessment – the EAT Assessment Framework Resources.   What is EAT? EAT… Read more » about Supporting Assessment & Feedback – some free tools.

Short courses for credit

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The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) is offering a range of short courses on key drivers for educational enhancement and innovation. There is a fee for this course, however all BU accredited programmes of study are covered by the Staff Discount scheme. There are four different accredited units and these are available for 20… Read more » about Short courses for credit

Assessment and Feedback Toolkit now available!

Colleagues, We are delighted to announce the launch of CEL’s Assessment and Feedback Toolkit, found here:  https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/centreforexcellenceinlearning/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/ This is a ‘live’ toolkit, so we will be adding and updating it regularly; we hope there are enough resources on here at the moment to support you all with the documentation changes for 6C. Please note we… Read more » about Assessment and Feedback Toolkit now available!

6C Solutions: Workshops to help with documentation

If you are in need of support to complete the documentation to implement 6C, please sign up for one of these workshops with Organisational Development: OD@bournemouth.ac.uk 6C Solutions: Implementing good practice in assessment and feedback. This two-hour workshop will support as assessment for learning approach to complete the 6C documentation. We have 2-hour slots available… Read more » about 6C Solutions: Workshops to help with documentation

6C: Assessment Equivalencies – what you need to know!

A point of clarification regarding 6C Assessment Equivalencies by: Anne Quinney, Theme Leader for Assessment & Feedback & Ann Luce, Theme Leader for Technology-Enhanced Learning As you work on amending your assessments to align with the new Principles of Assessment Design Policy (6c) you may be wondering if BU has an equivalency table. BU does not currently have an equivalency table. There… Read more » about 6C: Assessment Equivalencies – what you need to know!

The new way to mark with Turnitin in Brightspace

You may have seen a news article on the staff intranet over the summer about enhancements to the way Turnitin and Brightspace work with each other. These enchantments are the result of ongoing work between D2L, ourselves, and several other EU universities over the last year. The article summarised the headline improvements, so please do… Read more » about The new way to mark with Turnitin in Brightspace

“Worth taking a LEAP of faith on the process”

We held a LEAP session with our colleagues from Paramedic Science (Alison, Pete, Iain, Adam and Chris) this morning.  The goal was to design a new unit, Emergency Care Fundamentals, which is to be delivered in November 2019.    Using the current unit structure as the base, the conversations ranged over  all elements of curriculum… Read more » about “Worth taking a LEAP of faith on the process”

Accessibility MOOCs – two running in September/October

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Thanks to Chris Scholes for passing our way: ====== FutureLearn Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments Sept 3rd for three weeks – for those working in Higher Education and interested in making elearning accessible “Explore the barriers experienced by disabled students and learn how to overcome these barriers through inclusive practices.” https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/inclusive-learning-teaching/   FutureLearn Digital Accessibility… Read more » about Accessibility MOOCs – two running in September/October

What staff are saying about the curriculum design process – LEAP

The last week has been a busy time for BU’s Learning Excellence Acceleration Programme, LEAP with a drop-in session and workshops for the History Department and Wiltshire College. One member of staff used the drop-in session to work on a unit for which she is the unit lead.  This involved setting out the structure of… Read more » about What staff are saying about the curriculum design process – LEAP

Focus On: Feedback from Assessment Web Week

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Thanks to Jacky Mack, Head of Academic Services for sharing ==== Focus On: Feedback from Assessment Web Week Following our successful Focus On sector event in March, we are pleased to bring you a series of web-based events and activities on Feedback from Assessment. These lunchtime sessions will take place during the week of 25-29 June and… Read more » about Focus On: Feedback from Assessment Web Week