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Tag: <span>Assessment</span>

Podcast: How Covid-19 Impacted Assessment: Academic Misconduct

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this episode, we continue the story of how Covid-19 changed Assessment Design through an issue whose temperature has risen with the move to digital and hybrid; academic misconduct. We hear the voices of Neil Lent, a Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the Institute for Academic Development at the …

Information Services: Assessment and Feedback

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information about Assessment and Feedback tools from Information Services to use within Learning and Teaching. You’ll find support for a range of different assessment types including essay/report assignment submission, objective tests and reflective assignment types. This includes but are not limited to tools which support creating assignments, online submission, similarity …

IAD: Designing Online Remote Assessment and Exams

Reading Time: < 1 minute This concise series of pages aims to help you think about the best ways to assess students using online, remote methods. This guide was generated in response to the sudden increase in need for online assessment during Spring/Summer 2020, particularly when it became apparent that restrictions introduced in response to …

IAD Student Assessment & Feedback Pages

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information and guidance to help academics consider and develop their approaches to student assessment and feedback. Including ways to assess students using online, remote methods, some basic principles, in-depth information and idea on specific techniques of assessment and feedback, and reflective prompts to help you focus and clarify your starting …

How Covid-19 Changed Assessment: Podcast (13 min) + Video (2 min)

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this podcast, Prof. Judy Hardy, Dean of Teaching and Learning in the College of Science and Engineering and Dr. Neil Lent Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the Institute for Academic Development, explain the changes that staff have made to assessment as a result of Covid-19 and discuss the …

Podcast: Co-Creation in Hybrid Teaching and Learning (8 min)

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this Podcast, we explore how co-creation helped academic staff navigate the move to hybrid teaching and learning. Student-staff co-creation involves shared decision-making and negotiation of curriculum design or elements of the curriculum. You can watch extended conversations with the contributors on the Edinburgh Hybrid Teaching Exchange and discover more about …

Enabling student autonomy and co-creation during Covid-19 lockdown – Summer SLICCs

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Simon Riley Professor of Student Experiential Learning, Gavin McCabe who leads the Employability Consultancy in the Careers Service, and Claire MacGregor the lead administrator for the SLICCs, describe the pedagogical foundations of Student-Led, Individually-Created Courses and how this agile learning and assessment framework has responded rapidly and …

Co-creation might seem novel but it has always been at the heart of knowledge

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Medhat Khattar, Deputy Programme Director MSc Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases Biomedical Sciences, describes how knowledge is generated through our participation in the practice of co-creation and offers guidance on how to effectively manage common sites of co-creation such as online discussion boards and written assignments… Co-creation …

Locating Bias in Higher Education Marking Practices

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post from Advance HE,  Hannah Borkin a mixed-methods researcher at Advance HE shares some of the findings on the prevalence of bias in assessment and marking as part of wider efforts to address systemic inequalities… Locating bias in higher education marking practices Nov 27, 2020

Learning From The First Wave of Students’ Covid-19 Complaints

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this blog post on WONKE, Felicity Mitchell (Independent Adjudicator at OIA) reflects on the first wave of student complaints linked to lock down. While OIA only covers England & Wales some of the themes and issues are likely to be relevant to other institutions… Learning from the first wave …


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