assessment literacy

Spotlight on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit (1)

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The BU Assessment & Feedback Toolkit has been created to provide a collection of resources for all aspects assessment and feedback. In this series of blogs I will spotlight one section of this large resource collection – this week the spotlight is on Assessment Literacy. This section of the Toolkit contains a Brief Guide to… Read more »

Updated Generic Assessment Criteria approved

Assessment and Feedback toolkit

An updated version of the Generic Assessment Criteria (GAC) has been approved by Senate, effective from the start of the next academic year (2021-2). This was an opportunity to refresh the Generic Assessment Criteria (ARPP 6f ), 5 years since it was last extensively updated, ┬áin order to more closely align with recent Quality Assurance… Read more »

Helping students to understand feedback

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This visual from the Re-engineering Assessment Practices project ( is designed to help students understand the many forms that feedback takes and their role in maximising feedback opportunities. It could be included in your Brightspace resources, used in assignment tutorials, to accompany assignment briefings, with formative activities and in Academic Advisor meetings. You can find… Read more »