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Tag: assessment

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Assessing students with video #3: Examples from HE

July 5th, 2016 at 09:07

In the third in our series about assessing students by asking them to create videos, we look at three examples from other HE institutions in the past few years. Professor Marcos Martinon-Torres, UCL Archaeology, used video to boost student engagement in an undergraduate archeaometallurgy module. In the blog post Would a student travel 270 miles [...]

Tips on question re-use in Rogō

February 21st, 2014 at 04:02

If you want to re-use a Rogo question you first need to find the question. An easy way of searching for a question from a paper is to choose one of the options under Question Bank Tasks. The first 3 options allow you to search under one parameter (Type, Team or Keyword) but if you [...]

Turnitin and Moodle: dealing with large cohorts – An Update

2 November 20th, 2012 at 12:11

Online assignment submission is increasingly becoming popular at the University, providing a convenient service for staff and students alike. The system we use to facilitate this process is called Turnitin, used by many Universities across the world. Regrettably in recent weeks, there have been problems with Turnitin being accessed via Moodle. Turnitin are aware of [...]

30 days of Moodle: Editing the start and due dates in Turnitin assignments: 3 days to go!

September 21st, 2012 at 09:09

How do I edit the start and due dates in Turnitin assignments in Moodle – it doesn’t seem to allow me to? You need to edit the Turnitin Assignment afterwards to change the dates. See  How to create a Turnitin assignment on the Moodle Help website  toward the end “To Edit Assignment Dates”.  If you [...]

30 days of Moodle: Changing the upload limit on Assignments: 4 days to go!

September 20th, 2012 at 11:09

For a Turnitin assignment: you can change the upload limit in the settings for a Turnitin assignment - the limit is usually 20 MB by default which should be large enough for most student submissions! If it’s a Moodle assignment - Advanced Uploading of Files – then scroll down the settings to Advanced uploading of files and change the [...]

Feedback and Assessment – web resources

March 3rd, 2012 at 11:03

These look useful – a series of recordings of webinars held by the JISC Assessment and Feedback programme: Assessment and Feedback: in the hands of the student (Prof. David Nicol) Making Assessment Count (Prof. Gunter Saunders, University of Westminster and Peter Chatterton) e-Portfolios for Assessment and Feedback (Emma Purnell, University of Wolverhampton and Geoff Rebbeck, [...]

TouchStone…New Name…Rogō

November 3rd, 2011 at 05:11

  A new version of TouchStone has been released with new functionality and a new name! Rogō 4.1 has some new features developed to meet the requirements identified by users within the University.     Maths/Chemistry equation editor An equation editor has been added to Rogō to allow the inclusion of equations in question text [...]

Webinar: New paradigms for assessment within image intensive disciplines: examples from Histology

August 2nd, 2011 at 09:08

If you’re interested in Assessment you may be glad to hear about this free webinar on Wednesday, 3 August 2011 “New paradigms for assessment within image intensive disciplines: examples from Histology”, with presenter: Professor Geoff Meyer (University of Western Australia). It’s part of a series on Rethinking assessment in a participatory digital world – Assessment 2.0. [...]

Editing restrictions on live and locked TouchStone papers

May 17th, 2011 at 03:05

When a Formative paper is ‘live’ as set by the ‘Available From’ and ‘To’ dates, there are some restrictions set by TouchStone: You can’t change the question order You can’t change the screen number for a question You can’t remove questions from the paper What to do – If you are still working on the [...]

Do TouchStone exams automatically end after the allocated time period?

May 10th, 2011 at 03:05

The ending of a TouchStone exam is controlled by the person running the exam by making an announcement that students must stop answering questions, navigate to the final screen and click on the Finish button. The advantage of this method over a software automatic method is that it allows additional time to be added if [...]