Assessment and feedback

Book a LEAP session for your unit, team or department

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What is LEAP? LEAP is BU’s process for unit development.  It consists of a 2-3 hour workshop, typically undertaken with staff from the same department, during which visualisations of units are created.  Each visualisation shows how the learning activities are arranged in the unit, how they link to the ILOs, how many different learning types… Read more » about Book a LEAP session for your unit, team or department

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018 The ALDinHE conference ran 26/28 April, and featured two wonderful keynotes, the first from Prof Roni Bamber, speaking about the HE sector, metrics measurements and the need for the student voice and experience to shine through. ‘Stats and Stories’… Read more » about What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018

Enterprise challenges in Psychology: enhancing psychological literacy through entrepreneurial learning.

You are invited to a free seminar hosted by the Psychology Dept at Bournemouth University. Dr Patrick Rosenkranz from Newcastle University will be speaking about Enterprise challenges in Psychology: enhancing psychological literacy through entrepreneurial learning. The talk will be held on Wednesday 28th March at 3-4pm At Bournemouth University Talbot Campus, Room F205 (Fusion Building), Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB.  … Read more » about Enterprise challenges in Psychology: enhancing psychological literacy through entrepreneurial learning.

CEL ‘assessment fiestas’ go national!

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The Association of Learning Developer in Higher Education (ALDinHE) hold their national conference at the University of Leicester 26/28th March. Our own CEL theme leaders will be showcasing the Bournemouth University work taking place during our year of ‘Assessment and Feedback’. Please do follow/ support us on #aldcon Assessment and Feedback Fiesta Anne Quinney, Ann Luce… Read more » about CEL ‘assessment fiestas’ go national!

book ASAP for two accredited units

We have two accredited CPD standalone / MA Education Practice units (20 credits level 7) starting soon. We’d love to see you there. Reflections on Leadership in HE with Sue Eccles (4 sessions starting 2nd March) Innovations in assessment and feedback with Anne Quinney (4 masterclasses starting 21st Feb) Please email Organisational Development to book by 16th… Read more » about book ASAP for two accredited units

LEAP workshop with HSS – 7 February 2018

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A LEAP workshop was held with 20 colleagues from HSS this afternoon.  It was the largest number of staff to be involved in a LEAP workshop since they began in December and the session went really well.  These are the comments left by staff: – Exciting workshop. Useful to look at different approaches to learning…. Read more » about LEAP workshop with HSS – 7 February 2018

Open access ebook entitled Assessment, Feedback and Technology: Contexts and Case Studies in Bloomsbury.

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Apologies for cross posting – but this is a fabulous resource… ==== Dear ALT Members,   In our experience, teaching staff often do not have much opportunity to find out what their peers are doing. Therefore, late last year, the BLE published a freely available, open access ebook entitled Assessment, Feedback and Technology: Contexts and Case Studies in… Read more » about Open access ebook entitled Assessment, Feedback and Technology: Contexts and Case Studies in Bloomsbury.

Brightspace: Video Feedback, lessons from Computing

Hi!  I’m Suzy Atfield-Cutts. We’ve been using video as feedback in Computing on the Programming unit for a few years now and it’s now my research area.  We were using myBU, but this year we have made the transition to Brightspace. I have made a video tutorial on how we use it. I would love… Read more » about Brightspace: Video Feedback, lessons from Computing

New Year – new study? PART 1: Innovations in Assessment and Feedback

Anne Quinney (CEL Theme Leader for Assessment and feedback) and Professor Dai Hounsell (Visiting Professor and World Class expert in Assessment and feedback) are running a series of 4 workshops/masterclasses on Innovations in Assessment and Feedback These develop in-depth knowledge and skills in assessment and feedback in Further Education and Higher Education settings and develop innovative approaches to… Read more » about New Year – new study? PART 1: Innovations in Assessment and Feedback

10 professors a-LEAPing

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Last week, we formally launched the new Learning Excellence Acceleration Programme (LEAP) with three workshops for staff on the Talbot campus.  LEAP is a process that generates a visual representation of the structure, learning types, activities and assessment on a unit.  Once complete, the visualisation can be used for unit development, reviewing the level of… Read more » about 10 professors a-LEAPing